Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern



Object Number



Old Tower stock

Physical Description

Fitted with ring-necked cock. Stocked to 4 1/8 inch of the muzzle. The original browned finish remains. Brass furniture. Steel ramrod


Dimensions: Overall length: 55 in (1397 mm), Length of barrel: 39.3 in (999 mm)


Serial Number None visible


.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel stamped on left of breech with crowned GR over Broad Arrow and crown over crossed sceptres, and [HN] (i.e. HN but not certain). and in centre: [19] (i.e. 19 but not certain). Stamped on right by pan: crown over 44, and on tang: crown over [?] (i.e. crown over indecipherable rubbed number). Lockplate engraved with royal cypher and TOWER, and stamped with crown over Broad Arrow. Sideplate flat stamped: 377 ; * ; plus possible * shape. Butt stamped on right with Ordnance storekeeper's mark. Underside of butt to right of guard stamped twice with crown over 7, plus WP .Ramrod groove: front section (front to rear) stamped: crown over 0, crown over [?], crown over 0 (i.e. crown over 0, crown over indecipherable number, crown over 0) middle section: VII I ; rear section: S K . Ramrod stamped: crown; DH


Places England


Displayed fitted with socket bayonet X.3467