|Catalog Number||NT 126.96.36.199|
French military musket, c. 1763. Barrel 44.75", bore 0.69", full stocked, with regulation iron furniture. Manufactory name on lock indecipherable. "Crowned B" under buttplate, "1" inside trigger bow, "IA" inside lock. "MNC" under barrel. Inscription on outside of trigger guard bow.
This weapon is believed to have been used at the Battle of Germantown, and has been at Cliveden for many years.
|Dimensions||W-2.75 L-59.5 inches|