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

Dimensions: Overall length: 50 in (1270 mm), Barrel length: 33.25 in (845 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.41 in

Associations

Places Switzerland

Notes

lock defective