Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle - Baker Rifle

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle - Baker Rifle

Date

1900

Object Number

XII.1137

Provenance

Transferred from the Rotunda Museum, Woolwich 1927.

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.12inches
BarrelLength765mm
OverallLength1163mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.63 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Volunteer Baker flintlock rifle the barrel with side bayonet bar and struck with London proof marks and LONDON and struck with a crowned 4 above the touch hole; ficed rear sight; Lock with swan neck cock ans signed T. Ketland & Co. ans truck with crowned GR ans a Crown over 3; Stock with brass furniture and the tang of butt cap inscribed with D above 34 and at right angles to this AR;two sling swivels iron ranrod but no patch box small brass blade front sight