Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.9059

Physical Description

Barrel with crowned TP arrow, crowned L8 crowned arrow crowned b28 (twice) arrow; P5; 13 (twice) arrow above PP.
Lock with 1855 .Stock with mirrred R ? tang plate with 14 and barrel bands crowned B 15 and crowned XI 8

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on butt-tang: 29

Associations

Notes

some damage;forward sling swivel missing