Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket

Date

1850

Object Number

XII.364

Provenance

Formerly Class XII.766 (1909-1916, The 1909 Dillon inventory system). Formerly Class XII.950 (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.35)

Dimensions

BarrelLength38.98inches
BarrelLength990mm
OverallLength1389mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.71 in

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Ffoulkes C J, 1916, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, Vol 2, London, HMSO. p.374.

Notes

Described in the 1891 Enfield transfer as:
Rifled musket, extra service patt. 'Enfield 1850' on lockplate.