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Forward barrel band from musket

Object Number: 
INV.11989
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 9.2 x 2.9 x 4.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: exterior: "M" (below five-point star); "L" (or "I")
Description: 
Iron forward barrel band; stamped marks on exterior.
Gallery Label: 
This barrel band was mounted on a flintlock or percussion musket.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group