Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9098

Physical Description

Barrel arrow over A1; P over 18; crowned B over 2 twice; crowned crowned B over 53; P over 2; P over 5; crown. Rear sight 5.
Lock crowned VR TOWER 1856; crowned arrow.
Butt with Pimlico refurbishment mark; indistinct name. Stock with mirrored R W.WRIGHTON . Barrel bands R?? M crowned B over 3. Lacking tumbler screw, sling swivel, associated ramrod, damaged stock. lacquered

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on butt-tang: 107Stock stamped: 269

Associations

Places England