Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - Cavalry Model 1860

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - Cavalry Model 1860

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.2463

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Known as the 'Pistolone da Cavalleria'. The hammer is missing.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength13.9in.
BarrelLength354mm
OverallLength28.5in.
OverallLength724mm
OverallWeight2.12kg
OverallWeight4.1lb oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

17.5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Makers
Brescia 1864 savoy crest
Lockplate
Stamped
Proof
Crown over oval containing ELG*
Barrel
Stamped
Users
Savoy crest?
Barrel
Stamped
Inspectors mark?
TA 1864
Breech/barrel right
Stamped