Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading military carbine - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading military carbine - Snider

Date

1858

Object Number

XII.8389

Provenance

Old Tower Collections.

Physical Description

Black barrel with the breech crBR/3; crRF/11; cr VR crossed flags /2; cr BR/8(?) arrow WD. On the block cr E/74 arrow WD
The lock has crowned VR TOWER 1858 and 3? crowns. On butt tang is W tf A/48

Dimensions

OverallLength1016 mm
BarrelLength610 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

.577 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

lacking cleaning rod