Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.9241

Physical Description

Black barrel with ladder and ramp rear sight; 3 barrel bands sling swivels; ramrod
Lock with CLOUGH 7 SON 9 NEW BOND ST. BATH and incised line decoration. Butt with paper label 7 ; brass butt plate and on tang in script IWI; butt repaired at heel

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.17inches
BarrelLength995mm
OverallLength1405mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.59 in

Associations

Places England