Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled military carbine - Model 1854 Cape Carbine

Percussion muzzle-loading double-barrelled military carbine - Model 1854 Cape Carbine

Date

1854

Object Number

XII.400

Physical Description

Double side by side barrels rifled with four grooves. Backsight with short hinged bar scaled to 800 yards. Back-action locks engraved with royal cypher and TOWER 1854. Scroll trigger-guard; runner and ring.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of barrel 25.8in Weight: 9lb 140z.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.733 in

Associations

Places Britain