Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1853 Dragoon

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Model 1853 Dragoon

Date

1857

Object Number

XII.343

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal Smallarms Factory, Enfied, as being a duplicate of Modern French firearms. Between 1860 and 1865.

Dimensions

BarrelLength36.22inches
BarrelLength920mm
OverallLength1310mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.7 in (14 bore)

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, addendum to the Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1865, p.12