Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - Pattern 1796

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - Pattern 1796

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.169

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Rounded lockplate with double line engraved border, stamped to the rear of the cock TOWER and in front of the cock crowned GR, crowned broad arrow.
Brass furniture consisting of trigger guard in one with slab-ended rammer tail-pipe, belled rammer-pipe, Baker-type fore-end cap and side-plate, buttplate stamped 1826. The buttplate tang stamped D.G, D over2. Iron sling bar now missing. Stocked to 3.25 in of the muzzle. Right side of butt stamped 12 over 872, crowned GVR in a circle.
Full round barrel stamped at the breech crowned GVR, crossed sceptres

Dimensions

OverallLength1047 mm
BarrelLength660 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Inscriptions and Marks

Crowned GR and TOWER

Associations

Places England

Notes

On loan to the Maison Dieu, Dover (L1)