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Musket - Musketoon, Flintlock, Belgium Object Reg. No: ST 021812

Flintlock sporting musket, musketoon, military style in cal. 14 bore (.700), steel smooth bore round barrel, 75.40cm long.

Made in Belgium. Possibly a German service musketoon.
Steel side lock and ring-necked hammer on R.H. side, brass pan, oval brass triggerguard with plain extensions, steel triggerguard plate and plain sideplate. Bladed front sight, rear sight missing from tang, barrel secured by barrel pins and two brass bands, steel ramrod. Wooden stock extends to approximately 20.50cm from muzzle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20.50 cm (Height), 6.70 cm (Width), 115.00 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Barrel length: 75.40cm

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Tagged with: rifles muskets belgian, l.l.h.
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: longarms
Inscriptions: Stamped on barrel top with Liege proofmarks (ELG*)
Stamped on barrel top: M
Stamped on barrel top: 7
Stamped on barrel top above vent hole with an unidentified mark

Purported to be stamped on barrel unside: 17.0*/C M FA 8994
Place Made: Belgium
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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