Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military rifle - Jager Model 1807

Flintlock muzzle-loading military rifle - Jager Model 1807

Date

1812

Object Number

XII.2172

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength26.14inches
BarrelLength664mm
OverallLength1040mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.56 in (7 grooves)

Associations

Places Austria

Notes

This is the fourth and last variation on the Model 1795 Jager Short Rifle, the others being the Model 1796, and the Model 1799, each of which involved changes in the bayonet. The Model 1807 is in a smaller caliber (13.9 mm as opposed to 14.5 mm) and was made with a blued barrel