Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1858

Object Number

XII.2990

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon, 1925. (1927 list no.484). Originally transferred from Enfield to Tower in 1891, item No. 85.

Physical Description

Stamped on the side of the breech: 1 in 2ft P. and number 12. According to Tower Register, this is item no. 85 transferred from Enfield in 1891 and was made or tested in 1887

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.09inches
BarrelLength993mm
OverallLength1397mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.5 in

Associations

Places England