|Place||Oceania: Australia, Western Australia|
|Place made||United Kingdom: England, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London|
Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900
Pattern 1839 musket
Pattern 1839 smoothbore percussion musket. Lock marked crown over VR TOWER 1848. Stock (butt) marked arrow over BO (Board of Ordnance). Stock made by BOND and the weapon assembled by J Brown. Various proof marks to the barrel including the makers initials JG. Lower sling swivel missing. Stock rubbed back, some pitting to the lock plate and an age patina to the barrel.
This musket originated from Western Australia where they were used by British and local forces. This colonial state did not use any serial numbers or local identification markings.