Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Pattern 1853 for Native Sappers, sealed pattern

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Pattern 1853 for Native Sappers, sealed pattern

Date

1859

Object Number

XII.9237

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925 (1927 list no.17)

Physical Description

Smooth bored ; fixed rear sight; side bayonet lug; black.
Lock with crowned VR 1839 Enfield; ramrod. Butt stamped SAPPER CARBINE FOR E.I.GT. 656 17/12/58 77/22/743 8321P and double circle with RM ENFIELD crowned G5. satmped 363

Dimensions

BarrelLength800mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.577 in

Associations

Places England