Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle - Pattern 1861

Percussion muzzle-loading rifle - Pattern 1861

Date

1861

Object Number

XII.1913

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Iron mounts and the lock is dated 1857

Dimensions

BarrelLength32.91inches
BarrelLength836mm
OverallLength1232mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.58 in

Associations

Notes

I.W.M. No.121 ? e.s.a. No.4
This is the final pattern of Short rifle, and is very unusual in original condition as most of this model were held in Store and converted to Snider breech-loading rifles before being issued.