Object Title

Percussion military rifle-musket - Model 1822

Percussion military rifle-musket - Model 1822

Date

1835

Object Number

XII.2497

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength40.55inches
BarrelLength1030mm
OverallLength1414mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.71 in (rifled)

Associations

Places France

Notes

This is a Voltigeur's (light infantry) Musket of model 1822, made in 1835 and subsequently converted to percussion. This gave it the designation Model 1822 T (transforme). A further alteration was carried out beginning in 1860, when muskets of this period were rifled, giving a further designation of bis