Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.9235

Physical Description

Whole cut down. No front sight, ladder and ramp rear sight. Breech 4 crowns B over 2; 2-3 by rear sight. Lock crown VR Tower 1855 defective. Butt ICR circular WO over arrow, Pimlico by breech R?0880? brass trigger guard. Numerous markings

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length barrel: 19.75 in (502 mm), Length overall: 36 in (914 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577 in

Associations

Places England