Object Title

Percussion breech-loading rifle - By Westley Richards and Co

Percussion breech-loading rifle - By Westley Richards and Co

Date

1862

Object Number

XII.9019

Physical Description

Westley Richards Monkey tail capping breech loading rifle; barrel with 483 ; 448; breech with Birmingham proof ;52'2'crowned BP 942; trapdoor WESTLEY RICHARDS PATENT; lockplate with 1862 in triangle WESTLEY RICHARDS & CO

Dimensions

BarrelLength36.02inches
BarrelLength915mm
OverallLength1313mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 942

Calibre

0.45 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Complete with cleaning rod. sling and chain for nipple guard