Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled rifle

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled rifle

Date

1850

Object Number

XII.3035

Physical Description

Lock markings gold poincons in each with backwards N and figures resembling 28.
External Barrel Markings gold poincon in breech with crude LONDON with N's backwards.
Type of foresight iron blade dovetailed. Type of backsight block dovetailed. 9 square grooves. 1/2 lands twist 1/3 turn.
Built like pistol with full grip sloping sharply downward and containing L-shaped locks, the guard and triggers being located forward. Buttstock comes straight back from tang, and has chequered wrist, although it is not possible to grip the stock and still reach the triggers. All iron mounts scroll engraved. Twist barrels. Sling swivels along underside of barrel and butt. Ramrod missing

Dimensions

OverallLength1003mm
BarrelLength603mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.68 in

Associations

Places Belgium

Notes

For sale in India ?