Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading carbine - Pattern 1842

Percussion muzzle-loading carbine - Pattern 1842

Date

1842

Object Number

XII.1893

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength26.94 in
OverallLength42.75 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

.66 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

The absence of Government proofmarks and of the government ownership stamp on the lock indicate that this was not a regulation arm; the Board stamp in the butt is probably a later addition when the arm had come into store as a possible pattern, for reference purposes.