Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Baker Pattern 1803

Flintlock muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Baker Pattern 1803

Date

1801

Object Number

XII.1876

Provenance

Imperial War Museum No.24. Enfield Museum No.62. An old study ? collection No.24.

Physical Description

A rifled musket of Baker type, with typical raised cheek piece on the the stock, brass fittings and prominent bayonet bar on the right side of the muzzle. The lock is of smaller type than found on the musket and is marked by the maker. Rear sight is a flip-up two poition, foresight is a fixed blade

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.2 inches
BarrelLength767 mm
OverallLength1165 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.66 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Lock: Wheeler

Associations

Places England