Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Pattern 1839

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Pattern 1839

Date

1851

Object Number

XII.9338

Provenance

Returned from loan L41, 8th January 1991. From the old Tower Collections.

Physical Description

New production lock based on the flintlock, stamped with a crown over VR over TOWER and 1851. Fully stocked to within 3.75in of the muzzle. Standard brass furniture, steel ramrod and a Lovell patern spring catch. Blacked barrel with notched backsight and post foresight

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.09inches
BarrelLength993mm
OverallLength1393mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.74 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Government proof marks

Associations

Places England