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

BarrelLength26.94in
OverallLength42.75in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

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.