Object Title

Percussion breech-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Percussion breech-loading military rifle-musket - Pattern 1853

Date

1862

Object Number

XII.2020

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon in 1925. (1927 list no.364) Originally transferred from Enfield to Tower in 1891; item No 190

Dimensions

BarrelLength38.98inches
BarrelLength990mm
OverallLength1400mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.56 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For the breechloading trials of 1866.
I.W.M. CL No.145.