Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - Baker Carbine

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - Baker Carbine

Date

1827

Object Number

XII.1885

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Dovetailed and brazed 3 inches from the breech. The full round barrel is blacked and is fitted with a break-off breech. The left breech is stamped with small government proof marks. The muzzle of the bore has been relieved, doubtless to make loading of a patched ball easier when re-loading on horseback.

Dimensions

BarrelLength504mm
OverallLength905mm
OverallWeight2.82kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.62 in rifled

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof marks
government proof marks
left breech
stamped

Associations

Places Britain