Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Date

1810

Object Number

XII.122

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Barrel with crowned GRV crowned crossed sceptres crown over 3;2 illegible marks ?RICE. Browned and with 54 Rt.
With ring-necked cock, cock marked S.
Lock with incised line decoration TOWER crowned GR crowned arrow W? &CO crowned 7 cock marked S.
Brass furniture and butt plate tang with D/46 and ramrod D41

Dimensions

OverallLength1403 mm
BarrelLength991 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.750 in (11 bore)

Associations

Places England

Notes

The 54th Regiment of Foot was originally the West Norfolk Regiment and later became the 2nd Battalion The Dorset Regiment.
Lock slightly defective