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Forward barrel band from musket

Forward barrel band from musket
Title
Forward barrel band from musket
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 )
Description 
Iron forward barrel band; stamped marks on exterior.
Object Number 
INV.11989
Marks 
stamped: exterior: "M" (below five-point star); "L" (or "I")
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