Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine - By Henry Nock

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine - By Henry Nock

Date

about1800

Object Number

XII.3007

Provenance

See Acquisition.

Physical Description

Smoothbore, with'Baker Style' patchbox. Provision for a socket bayonet, rear sight has been brazed on to the barrel but is now missing. Stock damage at the fore-end. With wooden ramrod, perhaps not original. Perhaps also fitted with Nock's 'Break-off Breech', indicated by the breech marking.

Techniques

Handmade

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength27.8in.
BarrelLength706mm
OverallLength45.4in.
OverallLength1155mm
OverallWeight3kg
OverallWeight6.7lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

18.6 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

?
79
Butt Tang
Stamped
Maker
H Nock (very faded).
Lockplate
Engraved
Patent
H.NOCK PATENT
Breech
Engraved

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