Object Title

Centrefire underlever breech-loading rifle - Westley Richards Express

Centrefire underlever breech-loading rifle - Westley Richards Express

Date

1872

Object Number

XII.3374

Provenance

Transferred from the Ordnance Office, Tower of London, March 1962. Forming part of a collection of obsolete and surrendered weapons being assembled at the Technical Stores Depot, Weedon. Authority for transfer being file 57/SA/3354 Ord 8B, dated 14.12.61.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 376

Calibre

.550 in express

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Westley Richards' patent no.2809 of October 25, 1870 refers.