Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Pattern 1838

Percussion muzzle-loading military musket - Pattern 1838

Date

1845

Object Number

XII.313

Provenance

Formerly Class XII.760 (1909-1916, The 1909 Dillon inventory system). Formerly Class XII.944 (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.21)

Physical Description

Fitted with bayonet X.111

Dimensions

BarrelLength35.51inches
BarrelLength902mm
OverallLength1390mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.74 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

Described in the Enfield transfer list (1891) as:
Musket, SB. patt 1838, with bayonet. 'Enfield 1844' on barrel. 'Enfield 1845' on lock plate.