Object Title

Centrefire underlever breech-loading rifle - Martini-Henry

Centrefire underlever breech-loading rifle - Martini-Henry

Date

dated 1876

Object Number

XII.6764

Provenance

See acquisition

Physical Description

Browned barrel. Metal ramrod. Browned rear and fore-sight. Browned lever.

Techniques

N/A

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength32.75 in.
BarrelLength831 mm
OverallLength49.25 in.
OverallLength1250 mm
OverallWeight3.88 kg
OverallWeight8.6 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.577/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Proof mark
Crown over R over 18
Breech
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over VR over 1.P
Breech
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over VR over Crossed sabres over 2.P
Breech
Stamped
Sold out of service
Two horizontal broad arrows facing inwards to each other (x2).
Breech
Stamped

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