Object Title

Centrefire underlever breech-loading military rifle - Martini-Henry Mk. II

Centrefire underlever breech-loading military rifle - Martini-Henry Mk. II

Date

1877

Object Number

XII.9233

Provenance

Formerly loan 171, returned December 1989. Old Tower Collections

Physical Description

Breech and barrel show remnents of black paint. On the right side of the stock is a storekeepers stamp over II and 2 for second class reserve. On the underside of the stock is the number 989 or 686 in white paint

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 49 in (1243 mm), Barrel length: 33 in (838 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577/.450 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Standerd government proof stamps

Associations

Places England