Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - By McGuire

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - By McGuire

Date

1848

Object Number

XII.321

Provenance

Formerly Class XXIV.84 (1938-1971, Student Collection). Formerly Class XII.769 (1909-1916, The 1909 Dillon inventory system). Formerly Class XII.953 (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.41)

Dimensions

BarrelLength30.12inches
BarrelLength765mm
OverallLength1164mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.73 in

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

Ffoulkes C J, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, Vol 2, London, HMSO. p.369.

Notes

Bayonet X.105 associated (recorded as such in 1916)
Described in the Enfield transfer list as: Musket Artillery. S.B. with bayonet. 'Tower 1848' on lockplate.