Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.9013

Provenance

Transferred via Amnesty 1946 from COD Weedon. (Weedon being the central collection point for all Police forces), No.632.

Physical Description

Fore end and small chequered with sight protector; left barrel Birmingham proof 25 crowned BP; breech Birmingham proof crowned GV; block SNIDER PATENT crowned GV Birminghm proof; lockplate crowned VR 1864 LAC; nipple protector and chain

Dimensions

BarrelLength36.61inches
BarrelLength930mm
OverallLength1400mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.58 in

Associations

Places England