barrel length: 28 5/8 in. ( 72.7 cm )
Overall: 43 3/4 in. ( 111.1 cm )
Wood and iron flintlock carbine; iron furniture.
According to accession records, this carbine was found in 1946 during excavations for the Battery-Brooklyn tunnel. The carbine was probably thrown away or abandoned in the area, which was underwater until landfilling of Battery Park began.
Gift of Herbert H. Perham
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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