Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1804 New Land Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1804 New Land Pattern

Date

1803-1835

Object Number

XII.983

Provenance

From Ordnance Office, Tower 1922

Physical Description

"New Land Service" pattern
Barrel stamped at the breech with government proof mark and viewr's marks. Lock with the Royal Cipher and Tower, the inner side stamped WS, a store-keeper's mark is stamped on the butt and the letters IR b the screwplate. The buttplate in engraved 5.

Dimensions

BarrelLength41.61 in.
BarrelLength1057 mm
OverallLength58.4 in.
OverallLength1485 mm
WeightWeight4.672 kg
WeightWeight10.3 lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 5

Calibre

.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Serial number
5
Butt
Stamped
View mark
Crown, V
Breech
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown, GP
Breech
Stamped
Royal cipher
GR
Lock
Stamped
Store Keeper's mark
IR
Screwplate
Stamped
Maker's mark
TOWER
Lock
Stamped

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