Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - By William Greener

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - By William Greener

Date

1852

Object Number

XII.2977

Provenance

Formerly Class XXIV.1256 (1938-1971, Student Collection). Transferred from RSAF Enfield in 1891 as part of a collection of Sealed Pattern Arms. (Enfield list no.61, there are two similar weapons with this number ). Sometime around 1900 this weapon was transferred to COD Weedon. Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.516)

Dimensions

BarrelLength38.94inches
BarrelLength989mm
OverallLength1394mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

numbered on barrel: 4

Associations

Notes

Described in the 1891 Enfield transfer list as:
Two rifles experimental by Greener B'ham 'VR 1852' on lockplate, rod deficient. Weight 8lbs 3 1/4 ozs. bore 18 gauge.