Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - By Blair

Flintlock muzzle-loading musket - By Blair

Date

about 1785

Object Number

XII.1543

Provenance

Acquired May 1952. From the collection of the Earl of Harewood.

Physical Description

Barrel stamped with London proof marks, inscribed RT HONOURABLE LORD HAREWOOD and engraved with the number 24. Lock inscribed BLAIR. Stock with brass mounts. Bayonet X.272 is attached.

Dimensions

BarrelLength42.13in.
BarrelLength1070mm
OverallLength57.9in.
OverallLength1473mm
OverallWeight3.79kg
OverallWeight8.6lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 24?

Calibre

0.76in (10 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

makers name
BLAIR
Lock
Inscribed
Proof marks
Crown over GP
Barrel
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over V
Barrel
Stamped
Owner's name
RT HONOURABLE HAREWOOD
Barrel
Inscribed

Associations

Notes

Probably intended to arm tenantry.
Bayonet X.272 belongs.