Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1856

Object Number

XII.9073

Physical Description

Breech with P over 16 crowned arrow crowne over B over 5; TP arrow above PP P over 20 P over 19; crowned B over 27; crowned B 29; P over 2. Lock is dated 1856. lacquered overall and lacking front sling swivel

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

.577 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered on butt-tang: 252

Associations

Places England