Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading military carbine - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading military carbine - Snider

Date

1862

Object Number

XII.8390

Provenance

Old Tower Collections.

Physical Description

Blackened barrel struck at breech with crown 7; cr BR/6; cr VR crossed flags/2P (2): cr BR/16; WD arrow; cr E/42; on the block arrow WD/E/74/cr.
Lock with crowned VR 1862 and incised line decoration. Brass trigger guard and butt plate; 2 barrel bands; sling swivels and on tang Wtf A/144

Dimensions

BarrelLength23.78inches
BarrelLength604mm
OverallLength1012mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.58 in

Associations

Places England