Gun Lock

59-32-37

From: United States of America | Pennsylvania | Lancaster County (Pennsylvania)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 59-32-37
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Susquehannock
Provenience United States of America | Pennsylvania | Lancaster County (Pennsylvania)
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Locus Creswell, Strickler Site
Period Colonial Period
Date Made 1607-1775
Section American
Description

Musket lock. Much eroded. Flint still in place. Intermediary between a dog-lock and a conventional flint-lock. Probably made of earlier parts. (Stock parts out of date.)

Length 17.9 cm
Width 8.7 cm
Thickness 2.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of John Witthoft, 1959
Other Number CG2002-2-50 - Found in Collection Number

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