Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Cordiere rifle

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Cordiere rifle

Date

1862

Object Number

XII.2216

Provenance

Possibly transferred from the Rotunda Museum, Woolwich No.8A/88

Physical Description

Fitted with Minie's short barrel in a full length stock and an extended firing rod to connect the action with the nipple. This weapon is described in the Rotunda Catalogue as being used in Egyptian service.

Dimensions

BarrelLength16.14inches
BarrelLength410mm
OverallLength1425mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.49 in

Associations

Places France