Object Title

Flintlock wall gun

Flintlock wall gun

Date

1720

Object Number

XII.4618

Provenance

Transferred from Rotunda, 1979

Physical Description

3 stage bronze barrel octagonal at muzzle with a moulded band 4.25ins from muzzle, then circular then facetted at breech and MA772. 9.25in from muzzle there is a catherine wheel in a circle the arms of the city of Mainz.The breech has in script 6 LB . Tang with groove rear sight and below barrel is a large wall hook 13.25in from muzzle and 2.25 ins length from barrel.
Large plain lock with swan-neck cock and no bridle to the frizzen.
Heavy stock with iron mounts and white paint 554 and on butt 4/105

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.51inches
BarrelLength775mm
OverallLength1253mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

1.14 in

Associations

Places Germany

Notes

Some damage to stock.