Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading military carbine - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading military carbine - Snider

Date

1861

Object Number

XII.8388

Provenance

Old Tower Collection.

Physical Description

Blackened barrel and at breech crowned BR/11; crowned VR crossed flags2P (2); crowned BR/8/ arrow WD.; crowned F/42; on block arrow WD; crowned E. The lock has crowned VR 1861, crowned arrow and incised line decoration.
Butt plate VR Cn./A 120. Two sling swivels

Dimensions

BarrelLength23.74inches
BarrelLength603mm
OverallLength1015mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.59 in

Associations

Places England