Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine

Date

1770

Object Number

XII.161

Provenance

Board of Ordnance; taken from store before 1916 (see 1916 cat No.XII.161).

Physical Description

Stocked to the muzzle and not intended to take a bayonet.
Lock engraved with royal cypher and TOWER. Top jaw and screw missing
Runner-bar. The upper ramrod-pipe is trumpet-shaped and the original wooden rod is preserved

Dimensions

BarrelLength25.94 inches
BarrelLength659 mm
OverallLength1330 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.75 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Mark
Crowned GR
lock
engraved
Marklock
engraved

Notes

The statement in the Inventory of 1916 that this carbine bears the proof marks of the Gunmaker's Company is incorrect.