Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading volley rifle

Percussion muzzle-loading volley rifle

Date

1795

Object Number

XII.1812

Provenance

Transferred from the Pattern Room R.S.A.F. Enfield. 1971.

Physical Description

A conversion from flintlock. The flintlock hammer has been replaced with a percussion hammer, the frizzen spring and pan have been removed. The breech of the barrels has been replaced with one designed for percussion. All seven barrels are rifled. There is a three leaf rear sight. Engraved on rib: H. NOCK GUNMAKER TO HIS MAJESTY. Fitted with a brass ramrod

Dimensions

BarrelLength482mm
OverallLength927mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.39 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Compare the service Volley Guns Nos. 478, 479, 480, 1029, 1030.