Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1793 India Pattern (Type I)

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1793 India Pattern (Type I)

Date

1810

Object Number

XII.140

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

With swan-necked cock. The barrel is black and engraved on top 1 M L M and proof crowned GRV crowned crossed sceptres.
Lock with incised line decoration TOWER crowned GR and painted black. Brass furniture 3 ramrod pipes and butt plate engraved H over 45

Dimensions

OverallLength1391mm
BarrelLength991mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.750 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

The regimental lettering on this and the two following muskets refer to local Militia units, the first letter being the initial of the county,
The local militia were embodied under this title from 1808 to 1816.