Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Date

1810

Object Number

XII.11231

Provenance

Tower arsenal

Physical Description

Barrel stamped with government property mark and government inspector's stamp of crown over 18. Part of the original browning remains. The lock, with a ring-necked cock, has a lockplate engraved with the royal cypher, government property mark and TOWER. Brass-mounted stock, the trigger-guard with the rear screw missing. The sidepiece-flat is stamped IR(?) R. The right side of the butt is stamped with an Ordnance Storekeeper's stamp but no date. The sling has 2 keepers

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of barrel: 39.25 in (997 mm), Overall length: 55.2 in (1402 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.750 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

On display and full access not available.not seen fw