Object Title

Percussion capping breech-loading rifle - Enfield Pattern 1853 Wilson Conversion

Percussion capping breech-loading rifle - Enfield Pattern 1853 Wilson Conversion

Object Number

PR.8167

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, July 1990

Physical Description

This is potentially one of two 1861 trials conversions or one of six of the 1864 trials conversions, given to Wilson to convert. More research needs to be done on the date.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number B2

Calibre

.577 in

Associations

Places Britain