Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1855

Object Number

XII.4638

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

.577 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Taken for proof to Birmingham proof House, 26/10/06. Proved to fire 548 grain bullet with charge of 2.5 drams Henry Krank fine/medium powder. These parameters not to be exceeded.