Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - William III Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - William III Pattern

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

XII.156

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

The barrel and lock are engraved with the cypher of

Dimensions

Weight: 6 lb 15 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Inscriptions and Marks

William II and Mary II although the barrel bears a James II stamp which is repeated on the underside. The lock is also engraved with the name of the maker BANKES. A mark is stamped on the butt. Ramrod missing.Nos XII.153, 155, 157 also have marks stamped on the butt but only in the case of XII.157 is it decipherable

Associations

Places England