Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Pattern 1839

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Pattern 1839

Date

1845

Object Number

XII.10570

Provenance

Returned loan L68

Physical Description

With Lovells spring catch for bayonet

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.75 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Tower proofed with Victoria cypher and ordnance marks. Underneath stock T.TURNER. Back of lockplate W.P

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

In production from 1839 till atleast 1851. Lovell's spring catch was add in 1844.