Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading cavalry musket

Flintlock muzzle-loading cavalry musket

Date

1820

Object Number

XII.174

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

With swan-neck cock. The buttplate is engraved 2nd Dn Gd A/32. There is no stamped number. The left side of the butt bears the letter D in script and is also stamped with the number 4. (Similar to XII.170)

Dimensions

BarrelLength25.94inches
BarrelLength659mm
OverallLength1039mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.77 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This is the carbine issued to the regiment when the weapons with Nock's lock e.g. Nos.176-8 had to be replaced.