Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle - Experimental Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle - Experimental Pattern 1853

Date

about 1859

Object Number

PR.5174

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Transferred to the Pattern Room from the Museum of Artillery, the Rotunda, Woolwich, December 1978, Rotunda No. Class 8A/4

Physical Description

1 in 4 ft progressive rifling

Dimensions

dimensions:0.980 1.380 weight:3.99

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 5A

Calibre

.577 in

Associations

Places Britain