Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Centrefire breech-loading rifle - Snider

Date

1874

Object Number

XII.2618

Provenance

Purchased from Leeds City Council, 1967. Formerly part of the Francois Renkin Collection formed at Renkin et Frere, Liege. (Renkin inv. no)

Physical Description

The tang of the butt plate is marked NZ over broad arrow over 590

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 49 in (1245 mm), Barrel length: 30.5 in (775 mm), Weight: 4.080 Kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 590

Calibre

.577 in

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