Object Title

Percussion breech-loading rifle - Model 1842 Army Rifle

Percussion breech-loading rifle - Model 1842 Army Rifle

Date

1846

Object Number

XII.1053

Provenance

From Mr Harrod.

Dimensions

BarrelLength902mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.670 in _ (15 bore)

Associations

Places Norway

Notes

This system was designed by a a Lieut. von Frjlitzen. Altered by Hagstrom to a normal side lock it was adopted for the Swedish army in 1864.