Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military blunderbuss - Pattern 1781 Burgoyne's Musketoon

Flintlock muzzle-loading military blunderbuss - Pattern 1781 Burgoyne's Musketoon

Date

1781

Object Number

XII.284

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. This blunderbuss was designed for the 23 rd Light Dragoons when the regiment was raised by Sir John Burgoyne in 1781

Dimensions

BarrelLength16.02inches
BarrelLength407mm
OverallLength798mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.98 x 1.43 in

Associations

Places England