Object Title

Percussion military rifle - Model 1853

Percussion military rifle - Model 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.423

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Fitted with bayonet X.158

Dimensions

BarrelLength34.13inches
BarrelLength867mm
OverallLength1260mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.7 in

Associations

Places France

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, addendum to the Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1865, p.13