Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Model 1851

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Model 1851

Date

1851

Object Number

XII.9256

Physical Description

Barrel with octagonal breech; fore-sight but rear sight lacking; tubular bayonet fitting on the side; breech struck with CRBF.
Stock with metal fore-end and slide fitting for barrel; metal rod with threaded tip.
Lock with plain flat plate; set trigger; Schutzen type butt; single sling swivel; spur trigger guard

Dimensions

BarrelLength32.1 inches
BarrelLength815 mm
OverallLength1257 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.48 in

Associations

Places Switzerland

Notes

lock defective