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Indian Trade Musket

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Maker:
Ketland & Co.
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/2 in x 54 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 139.065 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
musket
musket, flintlock
Place made:
United States
United Kingdom: Great Britain
Description (Brief):
This .60 caliber smoothbore flintlock musket was manufactured in Pennsylvania about 1820 for trade with American Indians. The lockplate, stamped "Ketland & Co." and "UNITED STATES" was manufactured in Britain for use by U.S. military contract manufacturers.
Credit Line:
Adriana Scalamandre Bitter and Edwin Ward Bitter for the Bitter Family Collection
ID Number:
1985.0783.24
Accession number:
1985.0783
Catalog number:
1985.0783.24
Collector/donor number:
M11
See more items in:
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_438614
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