Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket

Date

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 the royal cypher 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

Dimensions

BarrelLength838mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.650 in (17 bore)

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