Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Lovell Pattern 1838

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Lovell Pattern 1838

Date

about 1838

Object Number

XII.307

Physical Description

Similar to No. 303 but fitted with a smaller lock the plate of which is engraved with the Royal cypher and TOWER.

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength39in.
BarrelLength991mm
OverallLength54.7in.
OverallLength1389mm
OverallWeight4.32kg
OverallWeight9.5lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

19 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Ordnance Mark
Broad Arrow over BO
Right butt
Stamped
Manufacturer
Crown over 5
Top of Breech
Stamped
Manufacturer
Crown over 7
Top of Breech
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over Broad Arrow
Left Breech
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over L
Left Breech
Stamped
Ordnance Mark
Crown over TP over Broad Arrow
Left Breech
Stamped
Royal Cypher
Crown over VR
Lock-plate
Engraved
Inscription
TOWER
Lockplate
Engraved
Ordnance Mark
TP over Broad Arrow
Top of Breech
Stamped

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