Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle

Date

1760-1800

Object Number

XII.9309

Provenance

Formerly IWM No.19,858 (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.1229. 1856 cat No.VII/39. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927

Physical Description

Octagonal barrel with fore sight. Rear sight lacking. Lock flat with swan neck cock. No bridle to frizzen. Full stock with large piece missing. 1 pipe, wooden rod. Contoured trigger guard. Butt with cheek rest and fluted with incised line decoration. Base with butt trap with wooden lid. Plastic tag 858 and butt stamped MA 1229

Dimensions

BarrelLength23.62 inches
BarrelLength600 mm
OverallLength950 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.54 in

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