Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle

Date

1830

Object Number

XII.9330

Provenance

Formerly IWM No.19,881 (When temporarily stored from about 1927 to 1938, a possible transfer was being considered under the Cottesloe Committee criteria.). Formerly in the museum of artillery collection, the Rotunda. 1874 cat No.1202. 1856 cat No.VII/12. Transferred via the Cottesloe committee, 1927.n of the Rotunda

Physical Description

The octagonal barrel is blackened with a fore sight and a leaf rear sight. The breech bears an illegible name and 1682. It has 8 grooves. The lock is converted from flintlock and has no marks.
Full stock with two ramrod pipes, buttplate. Iron ramrod with cupped tip. The butt is stamped MA 1202 and a plastic tag has 881 and in white paint 7/12. There is a cheek rest

Dimensions

OverallLength965mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.59 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Notes

Formerly XXIV 947 and lock defective,