Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine

Date

1860

Object Number

XII.3068

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.444). Originally transferred from Enfield to Tower in 1891, item No 359

Physical Description

Converted from Enfield P.53 rifle, 1866

Dimensions

BarrelLength21 inches
BarrelLength535 mm
OverallLength945 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.656 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Made from cutdown P53 rifles and then smoothed.