Object Title

Percussion breech-loading rifle - Westley Richards Patent

Percussion breech-loading rifle - Westley Richards Patent

Date

1860

Object Number

XII.1923

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Octagonal bore

Dimensions

BarrelLength35.98inches
BarrelLength914mm
OverallLength1316mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.44 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

This rifle bears no government markings and is probably a military pattern arm made for private sale to volunteer riflemen.