Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket

Date

1715

Object Number

XII.1749

Provenance

Purchased Wallis and Wallis 22nd May 1959, lot 1374.

Dimensions

BarrelLength45.94 inches
BarrelLength1167 mm
OverallLength1585 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.76 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

This musket would appear to be the penultumate stage before the final development of the standardised infantry musket popularly known as the 'Brown Bess'.