Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading sporting rifle - William Mills Improved Model

Percussion muzzle-loading sporting rifle - William Mills Improved Model

Date

1835

Object Number

XII.3018

Physical Description

Octagonal barrel with 18 groove rifling and ladder and ramp rear sight. Top flat engraved W.F.MILLER 120 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON. Back action lock engraved W.F.MILLS IMPOROVED. Trigger guard with number 9742. White metal furniture

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 47 in (1194 mm), Barrel length: 30.5 in (775 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 9742

Calibre

.68 in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Lacks ramrod. Formerly XXIV.1295