Object Title

Rifling tool

Rifling tool

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

XIII.1101

Provenance

Purchased at Christies, King Street, London; Lot no 176; 18 July 2002

Physical Description

A piece of wood cut with multiple spirals to impart twist, when passed through a mating guide, to a gun barrel or cutting tool to generate helical rifling grooves on the inside of a gun barrer

Associations

Places America