Model 1757 Marine Militia Musket
barrel length: 41 7/8 in. ( 106.4 cm )
Overall: 58 in. ( 147.3 cm )
Wood, iron, and brass flintlock musket; brass furniture; stamped marks at center and tail of lockplate; stamped proofs at breech end of barrel; incised letters on left side of butt stock.
Gift of Ms. Irene M. and Emily Braman
stamped: lockplate center: "GR" (below crown; Hanoverian cypher); tail: "TOWER" (Tower of London armory)
stamped: breech barrel: "GR" (crown above mark and arrow below it; Royal Armory proof); also crown above two crossed scepters.
incised: left butt stock: "I...x T C heart shape" (possibly soldier initials)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.