Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Pattern 1856

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Pattern 1856

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9211

Physical Description

Lock with J.BLISSETT ; barrel with side bayonet fitting ; ladder and ramp rear sight ; breech with 322 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON ;2 barrel bands with sling swivels;nipple protector

Dimensions

BarrelLength33.07inches
BarrelLength840mm
OverallLength1242mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.56 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Lock defective ;lacking rod and screw in front barrel band.