A 10-Bore Flintlock Short Land Pattern Volunteer Musket
Lot 560
A 10-Bore Flintlock Short Land Pattern Volunteer Musket
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 5,857) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 10-Bore Flintlock Short Land Pattern Volunteer Musket
By Parkes, Late 18th Century
With sighted russet barrel (some light surface pitting), plain tang, bright border engraved rounded lock with 'GR' crowned, stamped '1' and signed across the tail, figured three-quarter stock with apron around the barrel tang and characteristic swelling at the rear ramrod-pipe, brass mounts of regulation pattern including escutcheon stamped '1', sling loops, buff-leather sling, original iron ramrod, and contemporary socket bayonet with blade of hollow triangular section, in its brass-mounted black leather scabbard stamped with Board of Ordnance ownership mark, indistinct Tower private proof marks (2)
107 cm. barrel
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