Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading target rifle - By Jos Schuller

Flintlock muzzle-loading target rifle - By Jos Schuller

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.1117

Provenance

Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.1252. 1856 cat No.VII/62. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927.

Physical Description

Octagonal barrel with sights 7 groove rifling and at breech in script is JOS SCHULLER with incised line and birds and scrolls. Small plain lock with swan-neck cock and incised line decoration. Frizzen spring with roller. Down curved butt and brass plate with curled tip and cheek rest. Brass furniture ; broken trigger guard ; three pipes ;wooden ramrod and the butt stamped WEISS and MA 1252

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 48 in (1219 mm), Barrel length: 33.25 in (845 mm), Weight: 10 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.600 in

Associations

Places Austria