Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - New Land Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - New Land Pattern

Date

about 1810

Object Number

XII.983

Provenance

From Ordnance Office, Tower 1922

Physical Description

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.

Techniques

N/A

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength41.45 in
BarrelLength1057 mm
OverallLength57.5 in
OverallLength1465 mm
OverallWeight4.67 kg
OverallWeight10.3 lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.750 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

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

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