Object Title

Flintlock rocket launcher - Unknown

Flintlock rocket launcher - Unknown

Date

about 1810-1820

Object Number

XII.587

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Similar to XII.586. (Copper tube with enlarged extension for the rocket-head open on the underside. There is an opening with a pivoted brass cover at the base of the tube for the introduction of extra priming powder. It is complete with brass mounted stock and lock, the latter being of early India Pattern. The support is missing.) The tube is of a greater length. The sight consists of a long brass ramp sloping rearwards from the muzzle of the tube.

Dimensions

OverallLength73.4 in.
OverallLength1860 mm
OverallWeight2.32 kg
OverallWeight5.2 lb
BarrelLength38.19 inches
BarrelLength970 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.95 in

Inscriptions and Marks

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