Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - Pattern 1841

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - Pattern 1841

Date

Dated 1846

Object Number

XII.308

Physical Description

For Sappers, Miners and the Royal Artillery, Pattern of 1841 fitted with perfect percussion lock of 1842. Lock-plate with Royal Cypher and TOWER 1846.

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength30 in.
BarrelLength762 mm
OverallLength45.7 in.
OverallLength1162 mm
OverallWeight3.8 kg
OverallWeight8.4 lb

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

18.5 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Manufacturer
Crown over 17
Top of Breech
Stamped
Manufacturer
Crown over B over 7
Left Breech
Stamped
Proof mark
Crown over Broad Arrow
Left Breech
Stamped
Ordnance Mark
Crown over TP over Broad Arrow
Left Breech
Stamped
Royal Cypher
Crown over VR
Lock-plate
Engraved
Inscription
Hard to decipher but 8 letters long
Left of Breech
Stamped
Inscription
TOWER 1846.
Lock-plate
Engraved

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