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Lot 144
A 10-Bore India Pattern Flintlock Service Musket For The East India Company
By Nock, Henry, London, Dated 1793

Sold for £ 2,640 (US$ 3,522) inc. premium
A 10-Bore India Pattern Flintlock Service Musket For The East India Company
By Nock, Henry, London, Dated 1793
With sighted barrel signed, dated and engraved with a crucifix on a heart at the breech, plain tang, signed rounded lock engraved with the mark of the East India Company on the dated tail, figured three-quarter stock (minor damage and repairs) with apron around the barrel tang and carved on one side of the butt with a further crucifix on a heart between three fleur-de-lys, regulation brass mounts, sling loops, and steel ramrod, probably original, London proof marks and maker's mark
99.5 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • This pattern was first taken into Government service as an emergency measure in 1793 and was later accepted as a pattern for Government muskets in 1797. Henry Nock was Contractor to the East Indian Company between 1777-1803
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