Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Brunswick naval rifle

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle - Brunswick naval rifle

Date

1840

Object Number

XII.8956

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925 (1927 list no.7, 1928 list no.7)

Physical Description

Barrel with 1840 ENFIELD crowned VR crowned crossed sceptres , hinged rear sight.
Lock similar to pattern 1839 with double incised line decoration and Rl MANUFACTORY ENFIELD crowned VR 1840 .
Butt with side trap and I.C.R. and crown over ?7 twice and a painted 7and an indistinct maker's name . Trigger guard cracked and no sling swivels

Dimensions

BarrelLength32.68inches
BarrelLength830mm
OverallLength1235mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.86 in

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