Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Date

1865

Object Number

XII.7174

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Barrel blocked,lacking ramrod,nipple protector over striker pin; lock with crown and TOWER. Welch Regiment Museum Number 645

Dimensions

OverallLength1219mm
BarrelLength838mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Side of breech struck with crowned E 5,C X, 25

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Associated socket bayonet X.6573