Object Title

Flintlock breech-loading rifled military carbine - Pattern 1785 Egg/Crespi

Flintlock breech-loading rifled military carbine - Pattern 1785 Egg/Crespi

Date

1785

Object Number

XII.254

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Breech loading and rifled

Dimensions

BarrelLength38 inches
BarrelLength966 mm
OverallLength53.15 inches
OverallLength1350 mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible

Calibre

.600 in

Associations

Notes

36 of these carbines were ordered from Egg in 1785-6 by the Board of Ordnance.