Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle - Pattern 1842 Sea Service

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle - Pattern 1842 Sea Service

Date

1845

Object Number

XII.8938

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.485)

Physical Description

Barrel with crowned ?R;crowned crossed sceptres; crown;crowned E over 5(twice); graduated rear leaf sight.
Lock with doubble incised line decoration crowned arrow 1854 Enfield crowned VR.Butt with painted 349 and stamped E.WANT . Lock defective lacking forward sling swivel

Dimensions

BarrelLength38.98 inches
BarrelLength990 mm
OverallLength1389 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.75 in

Associations

Places Britain