Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading sporting gun - N/A

Flintlock muzzle-loading sporting gun - N/A

Date

About 1760

Object Number

XII.1142

Provenance

Formerly IWM No.19,475 (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.978. 1856 cat No.VI/113. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927.

Physical Description

Steel barrel completely jacketed with brass; the breech is ornamented with mouldings and engraved with stylised foliage. Lock with flat lock plate and cock, engraved with foliage as are the brass mounts of the stock.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrellLength41.5 in.
BarrellLength1054 mm
OverallLength57 in.
OverallLength1448 mm
OverallWeight3.03 kg
OverallWeight6.7 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.65 in (17 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Old musuem number
A symbol of a canon over the letters M A, over the numbers 973.
Butt
Stamped
Decoration
Stylised foliage.
The breech, the lockplate and the cock
Engraving

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