Gun Flints and Musket Balls

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Using a musket was long winded with the musket being primed with gunpowder and the flint as part of the mechanism used to strike a spark before the gun fired.

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Technical Information (Metadata)
Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Identifier ref 1342
Coverage Devon. Brixham. Berry Head
Publisher Brixham Museum
Rights Brixham Museum
Source Brixham Museum
Subject Maritime. Brixham. Berry head
Type Image
Keywords berry head family soldiers war weapons social life