Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle - Baker Rifle

Flintlock muzzle-loading rifle - Baker Rifle

Date

1810-1830

Object Number

XII.149

Provenance

Formerly Class XII.838 (1909-1916, The 1909 Dillon inventory system). Formerly Class XII.1024 (1857-1909, The Old War Office inventory system otherwise known as the Hewitt system.). Originally registered in July 1897. Transferred from RSAF Enfield in 1891 as part of a collection of Sealed Pattern Arms. (Enfield list no.13)

Physical Description

Later pattern, similar in design to XII.147, 148, with the exception that the barrel which retains its browning, has a V backsight while the lock has a rounded lockplate and swan-necked cock. The ramrod groove is open for its entire length until covered by the front trigger-guard terminal. The trigger-guard is engraved BARNETT

Dimensions

BarrelLength767mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.625 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Reported missing by A.N.Kennard, 15/9/71. Found April 1988.