Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9099

Physical Description

Barrel with crowned arrow; crowned G over 7; crowned PP over arrow; crowned B over 50; crowned B over 42; crowned B over 39; crown. Rear sight crowned B 53.
Lock with crowned VR TOWER 1856 crowned 21. Butt with WD arrow; BROOKS & SON crowned B 12; crowned B 25 crowned B43. Stock with mirrored R and indistinct maker's name. Barrel bands R crowned B5; crowned B 60 F crowned B 25. Defectiive rear sight spring missing sling swivel, lacquered overall

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on butt-tang: 302Stock stamped: 114

Associations

Places England