Object Title

Centrefire underlever breech-loading military carbine - Martini-Henry

Centrefire underlever breech-loading military carbine - Martini-Henry

Date

1887

Object Number

XII.8393

Provenance

Old Tower Collections.

Physical Description

Martini Enfield carbine the barrel with single cross saw cut. Ladder and ramp rear sight all painted black. Two barrel bands ; Side of receiver crowned VR crossed flags 2; crowned VR BSA&M Co./1887/crown/11/2. Butt with brass disc 2/1894/V I FE,A/381

Dimensions

BarrelLength521mm
OverallLength953mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577/.450 in

Associations

Notes

Lacking butt sling swivel; action defective