Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Pattern 1842

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Pattern 1842

Date

1843

Object Number

XII.5288

Provenance

Presented 28th February 1986. From the donors' father's collection. 28th Febuary 1986

Physical Description

Standard lock with crowned VR cypher over TOWER. The stock is stamped S.BUTLER on side flat and on the under side of the butt POTTS & HUNT and two inspectors marks, crown over 4. Left side of butt stamped with broad arrow over BO, on the right side is the 'sold out of service mark'. The barrel is fitted with a rear and foresight. A swell headed ramrod

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.05 inches
BarrelLength992 mm
OverallLength1391 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.76 in

Associations

Places England