Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Pattern 1839?

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - Pattern 1839?

Date

about 1840

Object Number

XII.300

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Converted from a very late India Pattern flint-lock, the lock-plate bearing the cypher of Queen Victoria and TOWER. These converted arms were known as Pattern 1839? 1838?

Techniques

Stamped

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength39 in.
BarrelLength991 mm
OverallLength54.9 in.
OverallLength1394 mm
OverallWeight4.1 kg
OverallWeight9.14 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.76 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof mark
Crown over B
Barrel
Stamped
Royal Cypher
Crown over GR
Barrel
Stamped
View mark
Crown over V
Lock-plate
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over crossed Sceptres
Barrel
Stamped

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