Model 1763 French Infantry Musket
barrel length: 44 1/2 in. ( 113 cm )
Overall: 60 7/8 in. ( 154.6 cm )
Wood, iron, and brass percussion musket; French-style alteration to percussion system; iron furniture; wooden ramrod with brass cap; stamped marks at center of lockplate; incised letters on left side of buttstock; engraved letter on sideplate.
Gift of Herbert Jackson Sprague
stamped: lockplate: "RNR" (?) (also two fleurs-de-lis stamped in center, above letters)
incised: buttstock: "C.T." (Charles Thomas?)
engraved: sideplate: "A...." (upside down)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.