Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Date

1805

Object Number

XII.9548

Provenance

Formerly Loan 160, The Royal Welch Fusiliers. Returned 18 March 1991. First issued 1956.

Physical Description

Standard lock with line engraving, TOWER stamped on tail, Crowned GR in front of the cock, crowned broad arrow beneath pan. Replacement cock and cock-screw. Fully stocked and fitted with standard India pattern furniture. Fitted with two sling swivels and a steel ramrod with concave head. Barrel stamped crown over 2 on tang and standard proof marks

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.25 in (1405 mm), mBarrel length: 39 in (991 mm), Weight: 10 lb. 3 oz. [4.625 kg.]

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.750 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on righthand side of butt crown over broad arrow over 1805

Associations

Places England