Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading sporting gun - Unknown

Flintlock muzzle-loading sporting gun - Unknown

Date

about 1760

Object Number

XII.548

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

The Barrel is octagonal at the breech. Lock with flat lockplate and bridle to frizzen. A mark is stamped on the inner sides of the lockplate. Stock with short fore-end, cheekpiece and brass mounts. The trigger-guard has a finger-rest. Ramrod with horn tip and steel worm.

Techniques

Stamped

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength75.87 in.
BarrelLength1927 mm
OverallLength91.3 in.
OverallLength2321 mm
OverallWeight3.46 kg
OverallWeight7.1 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

0.60 in (21 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

?
2x Indistinct marks. 1x Indistinct on the underside (P.S.I?)
Breech
Stamped
?
Unknown
Inner side of lockplate
Stamped

Associations

Notes

Probably intended for wildfowling.