Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9100

Physical Description

Barrel crowned arrow; crowned B 7 ; crowned TP arrow; TB over 2;crowned E over 41?; crowned B 36; crown. Rear sight crowned B 56.
Lock crowned VR TOWER 1856 crown 32. Butt WD arrow; crowned B 29 twice. Butt plate tang 6 or 9; stock with mirrored R D.DUTTON. Barrel bands R crowned B 25; M crowned B 16; F crowned B 25. Defective front sling swivel lacking ramrod

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on the butt-tang: 8Stock stamped: 326

Associations

Places England