Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9500

Physical Description

Bright barrel struck at breech with crowned arrow, crowned B, crowned TP arrow, crowned B20, crowned D12, crowned B16.
Lock with incised line decoration crowned VR TOWER 1856 crowned arrow, crowned 21. Butt stamped WD.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 55.125 in (1400 mm), Barrel length: 39 in (991 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Stock stamped: 323

Associations

Places England

Notes

defective lock