Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading target rifle - Kentucky Rifle

Percussion muzzle-loading target rifle - Kentucky Rifle

Date

1850

Object Number

XII.1419

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces and surrendered weapons.) Authority for tranfer and issue is under War Office file no. GS(W)2/BM50/1 dated 5th April 1951.

Dimensions

BarrelLength1124mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.520 in

Associations

Notes

'Henry E. Leman' (1812-1887) was established in business in Lancaster Pensylvania by 1834. He obtained several government contracts for Indian Trade guns and during the Civil War was well known as a maker of sniper's rifles.