Object Title

Flintlock rocket launcher - Unknown

Flintlock rocket launcher - Unknown

Date

about 1815

Object Number

XII.584

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Similar to XII.584. (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.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength70.08 in
BarrelLength1780 mm
OverallLength85.4 in
OverallLength2170 mm
OverallWeight5.7 kg
OverallWeight12.1 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

1.5 in

Inscriptions and Marks

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