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'. With swivel. With hook on front of stock.

Techniques

Mass manufacture

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength13.9 in.
BarrelLength354 mm
OverallLength28.5 in.
OverallLength724 mm
OverallWeight2.12 kg
OverallWeight4.1 lb oz

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible 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