India Pattern flintlock musket : British Army

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL/04601
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Physical description Steel
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made c 1810
Conflict British Army Era, 1788-1870

India Pattern (Brown Bess) flintlock musket. Lock marked Tower with a crown over GR. JR stamped on the butt. This weapon is complete with a flint and original ramrod.

History / Summary

This is an example of the most common musket used by the British Army in Australia during the colonial period.