Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading volley gun - Pattern 1780 Nock Volley

Flintlock muzzle-loading volley gun - Pattern 1780 Nock Volley

Date

about 1780

Object Number

XII.1029

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, May 1923, to the Armouries by the War Office (Q.M.G.9), via COD Didcot.

Physical Description

Barrels retain original browning. Similar to Nos. XII.478-480 and 1187.

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength21 in.
BarrelLength533 mm
OveralLength36.5 in.
OverallLength927 mm
OverallWeight5.42 kg
OverallWeight11.9 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.510 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Ordnance Mark
Crown over Broad Arrow
Lockplate
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over Crossed sabres (one on each barrel).
Barrel by breech
Stamped
Royal cipher
Crown over GR
Lockplate
Stamped
Lock maker
TOWER
Lockplate
Stamped

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