Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Martini Henry Mk.II

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Martini Henry Mk.II

Date

1887

Object Number

XII.7175

Provenance

Loan 148,Welch Regiment Museum, Cardiff Castle. Date of loan 1956.

Physical Description

Action painted black. Ladder and ramp rear sight. Retains sling swivels and ramrod. Barrel blocked. Welch Regiment Museum No.486d.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.577/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Receiver stamped crown L.S.A. Co. 1887,crowned II/I,TG,arrow WD x2. Butt stamped VR and illegible mark

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Associated Yataghan bayonet X.6574