Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9087

Physical Description

Barrel with G over P; crowned 6 over 2; crown over 53?.
Lock dated 1856. Butt with arrow above WD crown over ES twice BOND. Stock with mirrored R. Lacks sling swivels and ramrod; some damage to butt

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on butt-tang:458Stock stamped: 565

Associations

Places England