Object Title

Flintlock powder tester

Flintlock powder tester

Date

1810

Object Number

XIII.163

Provenance

Presented in 1958; from the collection of Major Ernest Ambler (d. 1958).

Physical Description

Of pistol form with boxlock action the cock and frizzen mounted centrally. Brass cahmber lock casing and measuring wheel. The casing is engraved on either side with a trophy of arms and banners and with the name TAYLOR/BEVERLEY the wheel being calibrated 1-9

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 157.4 mm (6.2 in) Weight: 12 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Associations

Places Britain