Object Title

Flintlock breech-loading rifle - Model 1819 Hall

Flintlock breech-loading rifle - Model 1819 Hall

Date

1825-1835

Object Number

XII.2396

Provenance

Presented by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in 1943

Dimensions

OverallLength1327mm
BarrelLength826mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.52 in

Associations

Places America

Notes

The Hall rifle was manufactured at Harper's Ferry Armoury between 1823 and 1844, a total of 22,872 being made there. They were also made by two private contractors and were the first instance of full interchangeable parts being used in a U.S. National Armoury.