39” .69 cal. barrel unmarked when assembled. Flat plate percussion lock. Walnut full stock secured with pins in the early fashion. Iron ramrod. Muskets such as this were produced for the East India Company which represented British interests on the Indian sub-continent. The balance of power and influence was held by the Mahrattas and other kingdoms were subject to either one or the other. The weapon dates to the period of the Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Rebellion. Well used with defect as shown including a field repair below the cock.