Short Land Pattern Flintlock Musket

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales
Accession Number REL24670
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Physical description Brass, Metal, Wood
Place made United Kingdom: England, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made c 1785
Conflict Pre 19th century
British Army Era, 1788-1870

Short Land Pattern flintlock (Brown Bess) musket. Lock marked Tower with 'crown' over GR. Swan neck cock. Number 55 stamped behind escutcheon plate on the stock wrist. Barrel marked WH.

History / Summary

This type of weapon was used by British troops serving in the colonies between 1788-1814.