Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9101

Physical Description

Barrel with P over 18;arrow over PP;crowned B 56;crowned B 31; ;crowned B 59; P over 52;P over 11;Rear sight crowned B 5? and WD Lock with crowned VR TOWER 1856 crowned 32;crowned 10; Butt with Pimlico refurbishment mark 2 P over 11. Stock with mirrored R; CUTLER. Barrel bands R crowned crowned b 1?; M crowned B ??;F crowned B ?? ?

Dimensions

BarrelLength38.98 inches
BarrelLength990 mm
OverallLength1400 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

0.57 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on butt-tang: 60Stock stamped: 154

Associations

Places England