Flint lock musket, 20 Model Brown Bess; field repair, original length
barrel length: 42 in. ( 106.7 cm )
Overall: 57 7/8 in. ( 147 cm )
Wood, iron, and brass flintlock musket; brass furniture; trumpet-head iron ramrod; stamped marks at center and tail of lockplate and at breech end of barrel; incised letters on left side of buttstock, and engraved mark on escutcheon plate.
Bequest of Richard H. Gosman
stamped: lockplate center: "R" (probably GR; below crown); tail: "J..."
stamped: barrel breech: ".../IV" ; also crown above illegible mark.
incised: left buttstock: "G x D B"
engraved: escutcheon plate: "D/VI"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.