Object Title

Percussion breech-loading carbine - Sharps Patent

Percussion breech-loading carbine - Sharps Patent

Date

1850

Object Number

XII.9024

Physical Description

Fitted with Maynard tape primer. Barrel marked crowned A crowned IP arrow crowned A2; receiver tang SHARP'S PATENT 1848. Lockplate marked 7 and tape primer EDWARD MAYNARD PATENTEE 1845

Dimensions

BarrelLength17.76inches
BarrelLength451mm
OverallLength890mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.57 in

Inscriptions and Marks

23898

Associations

Places America