Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.9242

Physical Description

Barrel with ladder and ramp rear sight ; 3 barrel bands but 1 lacking; breech with crowned GP crowned V and lion above script G (?).
Lock with CLOUGH 7 SON 9 NEW BOND ST. BATH. On tang of butt plate in script IWI

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.02inches
BarrelLength991mm
OverallLength1440mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.58 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Lacking ramrod