Object Title

Percussion breech-loading military carbine - Ashby's Patent

Percussion breech-loading military carbine - Ashby's Patent

Date

1858

Object Number

XII.2018

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon in 1925. (1927 list no.369) Originally transferred from Enfield to Tower in 1891, item No 204

Dimensions

BarrelLength39.02inches
BarrelLength991mm
OverallLength1250mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.57 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For the breechloading trials of 1866