Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - By Enfield

Percussion muzzle-loading musket - By Enfield

Date

dated 1868

Object Number

XII.1000

Provenance

Transferred from Ordnance Office, Weedon. 1922.

Physical Description

Barrel fitted with vee backsight and stamped with Government proof marks and viewer's marks, the underside bearing numerous letters and numbers.The lock is engraved with Royal Cipher and 1868 ENFIELD. The butt bears a number of markings, mainly illegible; those which are decipherable being 13 over RFA over 2, a circular Enfield stamp and a second circular stamp inscribed ALLAHABAD ARSENAL

Techniques

Engraved

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength33 in.
BarrelLength838 mm
OverallWeight3.34 kg
OverallWeight7.6 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.650 in (17 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

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13 over RFA over 2
Butt
Stamped
Date and Place
1868 ENFIELD
Lockplate
Engraved
Manufacturer's mark
Circular Enfield stamp
Butt
Engraved
Arsenal marking
Circular stamp iscribed ALLAHABAD ARSENAL
Butt
Stamped
Ordnance Marks
Crown over Broad Arrow - I over Broad Arrow
Barrel
Engraved
Royal cipher
Crown over VR
Lockplate
Engraved

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