Object Title

Percussion breech-loading military target rifle - Jamar System

Percussion breech-loading military target rifle - Jamar System

Date

1861

Object Number

XII.2487

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength32.09inches
BarrelLength815mm
OverallLength1258mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.43 in

Associations

Places Belgium

Notes

This general pattern of rifle was popular with Belgian Rifle Volunteers who closely emulated their English counterparts in the 1860's. The use of various breech loading systems was far more common with Belgian Volunteer arms than English