Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1793 India Pattern (Type I)

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1793 India Pattern (Type I)

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.8404

Provenance

Loan 99. The Worceestershire Regiment Museum. Issued 1945.

Physical Description

Rounded lockplate stamped TOWER behind cock, crowned GR and crowned broad arrow before cock. Fully stocked and painted on left side of butt in white paint 154. Round aluminium disc attached by 2 pins and stamped TOWER LOAN

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.750 in

Inscriptions and Marks

On barrel: crowned broad arrow, crowned crossed scepters, SG , crowned GR, H, crowned 16. On side plate: to the rear, JIW,239. On butt: on underside, K&A, crowned 16 twice; on right side crowned script GR involving crossed sabres over 1800

Associations

Places England