Object Title

Percussion gun - By Joseph Manton

Percussion gun - By Joseph Manton

Date

1811-1822

Object Number

XII.1606

Provenance

Presented in 1954 from the collection of Squadron Leader F.L. Butcher.

Physical Description

Tube-lock

Dimensions

BarrelLength762mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 9070

Calibre

.670 in (15 bore)

Associations

Places England

Notes

This gun was originally made as a pill-lock in 1817 and converted to tube-lock ignition in 1822, new barrels being fitted at the same time.