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Escopeta / Fusil / Light Musket

Escopeta / Fusil / Light Musket

Manufacturer / Maker: Mexico

Department: History
Date: 1779
Medium: Walnut (wood), steel and brass
Dimensions:
54 1/2 x 2 x 7 1/4 in. (138.4 x 5.1 x 18.4 cm)
Classification: Tools and Equipment
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1979 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1982.99.1
DescriptionSpanish escopeta, light musket or fusil. Walnut catalan stock with relief carving and a prominent hook at the toe of the butt. Lock is the "Padilla" or "Miguelet" pattern. Steel barrel is .69 caliber."R.C. PL 1779" and two makers symbols are on the barrel near the lock."R.C.C." on stock near rear.
On view