Object Title

Needlefire bolt-action rifle - Dreyse Model 1865

Needlefire bolt-action rifle - Dreyse Model 1865

Date

1865

Object Number

XII.2506

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

OverallLength1397mm
BarrelLength905mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.60 in

Associations

Notes

Experiments were made in 1862 and the weapon was finally produced for issue to Electoral troops in 1865