Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Lovell Pattern 1838

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Lovell Pattern 1838

Date

about 1838

Object Number

XII.307

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Similar to XII.303 but fitted with a smaller lock the plate of which is engraved with the Royal cypher and TOWER.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength39 in.
BarrelLength991 mm
OverallLength54.7 in.
OverallLength1389 mm
OverallWeight4.32 kg
OverallWeight9.5 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.75 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Ordnance Mark
Broad Arrow over BO
Right butt
Stamped
?
Crown over 5
Top of Breech
Stamped
?
Crown over 7
Top of Breech
Stamped
Ordnance 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
Maker
TOWER
Lockplate
Engraved
Ordnance Mark
TP over Broad Arrow
Top of Breech
Stamped

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