condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white
discuss document export feedback print share gallery-landscape xml

musket, flintlock

human history
  • Other Name

    muzzle loading flintlock musket [USA] (descriptive name)

  • Description

    flintlock, muzzle loading musket

    Made for presentation to Indian chiefs

    flintlock, muzzle loading musket, hexagonal browned rifled barrel, .58 inch calibre, leaf back sights, hooked breech, silver British royal coat of arms at rear of barrel by hammer, hammer safety latch, iron fittings, engraved trigger guard, engraved box with cannon barrel and balls, gourd, and shield, set in stock for patches etc., comes with wooden ramrod, chequering on wrist of butt, raised cheek-piece on butt


    on lock plate: Latham

    maker: Latham

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Date
  • Other Id

    W1419 (war)

    10954 (ethnology)

  • Department
musket, flintlock, W1419, 10954, Photographed by Richard NG,… … Read more

Images and documents



Related items

Results from DigitalNZ

Related objects

    The development of the Auckland War Memorial Museum online collection is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

    The gift of curiosity

    With unlimited free entry to all paid exhibitions, discounted event tickets and exclusive Member-only events, a Museum Membership is the gift that keeps on giving year-round.


    The gift of curiosity