Object Title

Percussion breech-loading military carbine - Pattern No. 5

Percussion breech-loading military carbine - Pattern No. 5

Date

1866

Object Number

XII.3145

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Dimensions

BarrelLength20.08inches
BarrelLength510mm
OverallLength910mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.45 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Westley Richards' Patent No.633 of March 25th 1858 refers.


Pattern No.5 was approved March 7th, 1866, and 19,000 were ordered manufactured at Enfield. They are interchangeable in their parts.