Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - New Land Service Pattern

Flintlock muzzle-loading military musket - New Land Service Pattern

Date

1803-1830

Object Number

XII.121

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Browned barrel, crowned GR broad arrow, crowned crossed sceptres, crown over 9, crown over ?, crown (twice), TP. With backsight, the barrel secured by three slides.
Lock of normal type. Crowned 3, crowned broad arrow, IS, M. Fitted with a cock having a thicker neck than the standard pattern.
Scroll triger-guard. The butt bears an 1805 store keeper's stamp. Sling-loops missing

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.02 inches
BarrelLength991 mm
OverallLength1390 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.75 in (11 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Barrel: crowned GR broad arrow

Associations

Places England

Notes

Compare Nos. XII.130, 985.