Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Pattern 1842

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Pattern 1842

Date

1844

Object Number

XII.8637

Physical Description

Ramrod of steel

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.75 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Breech with crowned GE arrow, crowned crossed swords crowned rg ;lock with TOWER crowned VR double incised line decoration, hammer also with double incised line. Butt stamped with BO and arrow crowned 7 ? twice. Stock with indistinct mark near side plate

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

both sling swivels missing and heavy grease and paint