Object Title

Flintlock military carbine

Flintlock military carbine

Date

1700

Object Number

XII.167

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Two stage barrel with moulded band 7.5in from muzzle. Barrel octagonal at the breech where it is stamped with a maker's mark *IB and two nearly obliterated proof marks possibly those of the London Gunmaker's company.
Lock with rounded lockplate fitted with a small dog-catch. Cock missing. Steel mounts, the butt plate protecting the heel of the butt only. Runner-bar with ring. Single moulded ramrod pipe. Ramrod missing. Fully stocked to muzzle

Dimensions

BarrelLength24.8inches
BarrelLength630mm
OverallLength945mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.65 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

(Compare XII.192)