An Extremely Rare Volunteer Duke of Richmond's Flintlock Musket by Clark

Stock Code: 8567

An Extremely Rare Volunteer Duke of Richmond's Flintlock Musket by Clark. 58” overall, 42” round smooth bore barrel with Gunmakers Company proof marks , musket bore. Fitted with Henry Nock pattern screw-less lock. Ring neck cock, frizzen pan flash guard engraved with Crown GR ,lock engraved Clark. Screw-less box lock action,. Walnut full stock with brass furniture comprising butt plate, trigger guard, 3 ramrod pipes, a throat pipe, and a fore-end cap. And oval thumb plate. No side plate, lock retained by single screw through brass washer. Steel rammer,

Circa 1795.

In very good condition.

Provenance Corby Castle Cumbria

 

The Loyal Edenside Rangers’ Troop and its three companies were extant in 1801. They were succeeded in May 1803 by the Cumberland Rangers. In 1805, the Rangers consisted of a troop of officers and seven infantry companies, each under a captain. Their commander was Lieut. Col Henry Howard of Corby Castle.

Corby Castle is the ancestral home of the Howard family since 1611 when Lord William Howard, the third son of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk bought the eastate, Henry Howard added to the house in 1812. Sold in 1994 and the contents sold by Philip’s.

 

 

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