Object Title

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - Pattern 1853

Percussion muzzle-loading military carbine - Pattern 1853

Date

1859

Object Number

XII.1981

Provenance

Transferred from the Imperial War Museum (no.16101), September 1938. Presented to the Imperial War Museum by Mr. S. Venables, Camberwell, London. June 1927.

Dimensions

BarrelLength24.06inches
BarrelLength611mm
OverallLength1015mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.58 in

Associations

Places England

Notes

These Belgian made carbines are identical to the English examples except the markings.