Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1842

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1842

Date

1846

Object Number

XII.316

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Early pattern percussion minie musket stocked almost to the muzzle, with brass fittings and bright barrel. A ladder backsight and blade foresight are fitted. A steel ramrod is fitted

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.05inches
BarrelLength992mm
OverallLength1391mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.76 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Lock: TOWER London view and proof marks

Associations

Places England