Museums of Port Isabel Collection

Lock from a flint lock rifle

Title

Lock from a flint lock rifle

Creator

Identifier

BD0022-Lock

Files

Download BD0022-Lock.JPG (5.0 MB)

Creation Date

1846

Disciplines

Latin American History | Military History

Description

Three pieces all covered in rust, the larger piece darker then the other two. "Lock from a flint lock rifle. When the trigger is pulled, the flint springs forward, scraping sparks off a strike plate which ignites the gun powder in the rifle."

Physical Description

.JPG, 1 File, 5.02

Lock from a flint lock rifle

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