Object Title

Percussion breech-loading military rifle-musket - Model 1859

Percussion breech-loading military rifle-musket - Model 1859

Date

1860

Object Number

XII.2484

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength1003mm
OverallLength1400mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.55 in

Notes

This rifle was adopted by the members of a confederation formed beween Grand Ducal Hesse, Baden and Wurttemberg in the 1830's for purposes of supplying contingents of troops to the German Federal Army