Object Title

Barrel - Gradually widening barrel

Barrel - Gradually widening barrel

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XII.965

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Barrel of brass and apparently unfinished, It is of round section throughout and widens gradually towards the muzzle which is finished with mouldings. There are two lugs for securing it to the fore-end of the stock but not pierced for pins. The opening for the breech plug is unthreaded and no touch hole has bene drilled. See XII.966.

Dimensions

OverallLength27.01 inches
OverallLength686 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

3.1 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None