Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - India Pattern

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.

Materials

Dimensions

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

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

19.5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

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

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