Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XII.9307

Provenance

Formerly IWM No.19,856 (When temporarily stored from about 1927 to 1938, a possible transfer was being considered under the Cottesloe Committee criteria.). Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.1237. 1856 cat No.VII/47. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927

Physical Description

Barrel rifled with eight grooves and belling slightly at muzzle and with foresight and a two leaf rearsight. Lock with flat plate and swan neck cock. No bridle to frizzen. No trigger or trigger guard. Full stock. Butt with cheek rest and 2 deep grooves. Paint 7/47 plastic 999 or 666; wooden rod

Dimensions

BarrelLength26.22inches
BarrelLength666mm
OverallLength1020mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.64 in

Associations

Notes

Formerly XXIV.403