Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Date

1813

Object Number

XII.685

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock of New Land Pattern type

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.17inches
BarrelLength995mm
OverallLength1394mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.74 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

For a Dublin blunderbuss fitted with Thomson magazine priming frizzen see Sotheby's Olympia sale catalogue for 5 December, 2002, Lot 143. For further reading see Rimer, Graeme J.; A poli-chambered gun and James Thomson's patent of 1814, Journal of the Arms and Armour Society Supplement, September 1990, pp.58-95.