Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern



Object Number



Old Tower stock

Physical Description

Fitted with swan-necked cock, the top jaw and top of screw missing. Stocked to 4 1/8 inch of the muzzle. Traces of the original browned finish remain. Brass furniture. Steel ramrod


Dimensions: Overall length: 55 in (1397 mm), Length of barrel: 39.25 in (997 mm)


Serial Number None visible


.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel stamped on left of breech with crowned GR over Broad Arrow and crown over crossed sceptres. Stamped on right by pan: crown over [11] (i.e. crown over 11, the 11 uncertain), and on tang: crown over 6. Lockplate engraved with royal cypher and TOWER, and stamped with crown over Broad Arrow. Sideplate flat stamped: crown over WO. Butt stamped on right with Ordnance storekeeper's mark and, in red paint, 3K. Underside of butt to right of guard stamped twice with crown over 7 and T.F.Ramrod groove: front section (front to rear) stamped twice with crown over 8 ; middle section: \III ; rear section: [?]JL. Ramrod stamped: crown ; [a] (i.e. a but uncertain); IG


Places England


Displayed fitted with socket bayonet X.3490. Returned from Loan L41 08/01/1991