Object Title

Flintlock military musket - India Pattern Model 1809 (Type II)

Flintlock military musket - India Pattern Model 1809 (Type II)

Date

about 1809

Object Number

XII.10135

Provenance

Old Tower Collections. Previously on loan to The Redoubt, Eastbourne. Loan 216.

Physical Description

The lock has a ring-neck cock and incised decoration. The front swivel sling is missing. It is fully stocked with bright barrel. All fittings are brass

Techniques

mass production

Materials

Dimensions

OverallHeight160 mm
OverallLength54.92 in.
OverallLength1395 mm
OverallWidth85 mm
BarrelLength39 in.
BarrelLength999 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None

Calibre

.75 in

Inscriptions and Marks

ownership marks
Lock stamped: GR TOWER and crowned broad arrow.
lock plate
stamped
stock markings
The stock is stamped: crowned mirrored GR, deeply stamped star, 434 (by lock), WP (under butt)
on the butt
stamped

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