Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Land Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Land Pattern

Date

1768-1800

Object Number

XII.8357

Dimensions

BarrelLength1067mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.750 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Front thimble marked 'VIII'. Tang stamped with crown. Stamps to blocked-breach end of barrel. Lock engraved 'Tower' and has a crown with 'GR' below. On the interior of the lock is stamped 'H' with a cross above, 'BB', 'IV', and 'H'. Barrel end lock screw is marked 'VIII' and the bridle is marked 'IV'. 'H' is carved under the trigger guard. 'VIII' is caved twice into the groove for the ramrod. Under the barrel is stamped 'SGS' twice along with 'VII', 'XI' and 'VIII'

Associations

Places England