Object Title

Percussion primer - Manton

Percussion primer - Manton

Date

1839

Object Number

XX.2164

Provenance

Given by J.Gooding November 1993.

Physical Description

A hexagonal copper primer, similar to the modern 'top hat' type

Dimensions

OverallLength0.22in

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

British Patent 7965 of Feb 11, 1839.

Notes

Refer to Article by S.J,Goodinh in the Canadian Journal of Arms Collecting, Vol 17, part II.