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Lock plate hammer and flash pan for flintlock

Object Number: 
INV.8662
Date: 
1760-1780
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 in. ( 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: center lockplate: "GR" (below crown; GR was the royal cypher of British Kong George II and III); tail: "TOWER"
Description: 
Iron flintlock; lockplate with cock, pan, frizzen, and frizzen spring; stamped marks at center and tail of lockplate.
Gallery Label: 
This lock was mounted on a rifle or pistol.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group