Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - Sierra Leone Musket

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - Sierra Leone Musket

Date

1790

Object Number

XII.9249

Physical Description

Dutch Sierra Leone Company trade musket with long brass barrel fittings as on XII.9248 Breech struck with shield with crowned ER? 31/c.;
Lock with swan-neck cosk and KULEN/BURG in crowned rectangle. Trigger guard with SR12 and th ebrass butt plate 3 Bt 2 1/2B over GR-No64. Heavy iron ramrod

Dimensions

BarrelLength41.3inches
BarrelLength1050mm
OverallLength1147mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577 in

Associations

Places Netherlands

Notes

lock defective ;full description see XII.3290