Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1842 Sea Service

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1842 Sea Service

Date

1849

Object Number

XII.325

Provenance

Formerly Class XXIV.87 (1938-1971, Student Collection). Formerly Class XII.758 (1909-1916, The 1909 Dillon inventory system). Formerly Class XII.943 (1857-1909, The Old War Office inventory system otherwise known as the Hewitt system.). Originally registered in July 1897. Transferred from RSAF Enfield in 1891 as part of a collection of Sealed Pattern Arms. (Enfield list no.18)

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.24inches
BarrelLength768mm
OverallLength1168mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.76 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Described in the Enfield transfer list (1891) as:
Rifle short, sea service, 1849, cal..758 inch. Rod deficient.