Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.5287

Provenance

Presented 28th February 1986. From the donors' father's collection. 28th Febuary 1986

Physical Description

Standard P53 lock stamped with a crown on the tail and GREENER beneath the cock. The butt is stamped on the right side W. GREENER BIRMINGHAM MAKER. The barrel is fitted with a ramp sight

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.06inches
BarrelLength992mm
OverallLength1400mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.58 in

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