Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Date

1810

Object Number

XII.11233

Provenance

Tower arsenal

Physical Description

Barrel stamped with government proof mark (crown not visible) and viewer's marks and crown over 18. The tang appears to be stamped with a 4. Part of the original browning remains. Lock with ring-necked cock, the lockplate engraved with the royal cypher, government property mark and TOWER. The sideplate-flat stamped 34 and wood nearby slightly damaged.
Brass mounted stock, three ramrod pipes but ramrod missing. The butt has an Ordnance Storekeeper's stamp but no date. Sling with 2 keepers

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of barrel: 39 in (991 mm), Overall length: 54.75 in (1391 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.750 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

On display and full access not available. not seen fw