Object Title

Flintlock breech-loading carbine - By T. Banks

Flintlock breech-loading carbine - By T. Banks

Date

1670-1680

Object Number

XII.1582

Provenance

Presented 1954. From the collection of Mr. J. N. George and Squadron Leader F. L. Butcher.

Physical Description

Breech-loading, with screw-off Barrel having a moulded muzzle. Breech stamped with two proof marks (London ?) of uncertain character and an indistinct maker's mark.
Lock engraved with foliage and monsters and the name of the maker T Banks.
Stock of burr walnut, the brass mounts with slight engraving, the screw-plate pierced and chased with foliage and a monster. There is no fore-end.

Dimensions

BarrelLength23.94 inches
BarrelLength608 mm
OverallLength991 mm
OverallWeight4.03 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.71 in

Associations

Places England