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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

    markings:

    on lock plate: Latham

    maker: Latham

  • Place
  • Associated Place
  • Accession Date
    1883
  • Other Id

    W1419 (war)

    10954 (ethnology)

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

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