Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket

Date

1840

Object Number

XII.9251

Physical Description

Plain barrel with fore-sight and ladder and ramp rear sight; short octagonal section at breech; 2 iron barrel bands and iron trigger guard ; sling swivels on band and butt,
Lock converted from flint; iron side bar; half stocked. All surfaces pitted

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.87 inches
BarrelLength784 mm
OverallLength1200 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.59 in