Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Duke of Richmond's 2nd Model

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Duke of Richmond's 2nd Model

Date

1792

Object Number

XII.2971

Provenance

Purchased 23 September 1970

Physical Description

With Nock's screwless lock

Dimensions

Weight: 10 lb 11 oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Associations

Places England

Notes

The second model introduced by the Duke of Richmond. the aim was to help the balance of the musket, but the rammer frequently jammed and the idea was abandoned.