Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1793 India Pattern (Type I)

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1793 India Pattern (Type I)

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.5540

Provenance

Loan L225, Colonial Williamsburg VA. Issued in 1949. Old Tower collection

Physical Description

Walnut stock. Stamped above the frizzen spring finial is 'WSD' (William & Samual Dawes) as well as on the barrel. On the inside of the lock is stamped 'R+RS' (Richard & Ramsey Sutherland). The rod channel is stamped 'Dawes'

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 54.75 in (1391 mm), Barrel length: 39 in (991 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.750 in

Inscriptions and Marks

On the underside of the barrel is marked 'XIII I', 'G' crown 'PARSONS', 'GP', crown with 4 below. On the underside of the tang is '1'. The blocked breach is marked 'W.II', crown with 17 below on one side and 'W.II' on the other

Associations

Places England

Notes

Associated bayonet: X.1419 and scabbard valued unseen