Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading cavalry carbine - James II Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading cavalry carbine - James II Pattern

Date

1685

Object Number

XII.152

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Rounded swan-neck cock. The lock in addition to the royal cypher is engraved with foliage and with the name of the maker BANKES. The carbine is in good condition and lacks only the ramrod. (This gun is similar to XII.151)

Dimensions

Weight: 6 lb 2 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Lock engraved BANKES Barrel marked: ?P, crown (twice) badly rubbed, crowned IR, T.E

Associations

Places England