Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - By Potts

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - By Potts

Date

1845

Object Number

XII.4606

Provenance

Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.901. 1856 cat No.VI/27. Transferred 1979

Physical Description

4th Class reserve to smooth barrel. Lock inscribed POTTS LONDON. Struck WR on side and crowned P beside sideplate, IV CR on butt. Barrel stamped with crowned V and London proof marking. Ramrod engraved with A80

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.13inches
BarrelLength994mm
OverallLength1400mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.77 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Butt plate stamped 6 WYM A80

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