Object Title

Percussion tube - Jones' Patent

Percussion tube - Jones' Patent

Date

1840

Object Number

XX.2076

Provenance

Stores.

Physical Description

A cylindrical, hollow, ribbed copper cap similar in type to that currently in use. This pattern has the priming compound on the flat exterior of the cap, as the method of ignition relied on the cap being placed on the hammer of the gun thus: _ _

Dimensions

Dimensions: Depth: 0.21 in. Depth: 0.18 in.

Associations

Places Britain