Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Mathews Patent

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Mathews Patent

Date

1864

Object Number

XII.2025

Provenance

Transferred from COD Weedon in 1925. (1927 list no.379) Originally item No. 275 transferred from Enfield to Tower in 1891

Physical Description

5 grooves, 1 turn in 48 inches

Dimensions

BarrelLength32.95inches
BarrelLength837mm
OverallLength1239mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.57 in

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For the breechloading trials of 1866