Object Title

Percussion tube - Clayton's Patent

Percussion tube - Clayton's Patent

Date

1840

Object Number

XX.2077

Provenance

Stores.

Physical Description

A short copper tube, flattened and turned over at one end with an oval brass disc retained by the folded tube end. This disc acts as a retainer for the tube, having a hooked side piece to prevent it dropping into the priming hole. Thus: _ _

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 0.91 in, Diameter: 0.09 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Disc stamped: Alfred Clayton Patent

Associations

Places Britain