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Lock plate assembly and hammer for percussion rifle

Object Number: 
INV.8660
Date: 
1862
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 in. ( 14 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: lockplate center: "1862/TOWER"; crown at tail.
Description: 
Iron percussion lock; lockplate with hammer; stamped marks at center and tail of lockplate.
Gallery Label: 
This lock was mounted on an Enfield musket or rifle-musket.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group