Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9083

Physical Description

Barrel with crown over 16; crowned B over 45; crowned TP over arrow; arrow over PP over PP1?; arrow over crown above D over 29; B over 20; crown above ?; rear sight crowned B over 36.
Lock with 1856 crowned arrow;
Butt with double circle; Stock with mirrored R; J SMITH; barrel bands lacking rear sling swivel

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on butt-tang: 253

Associations

Places England