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Rifle - Calisher & Terry, Birmingham, Percussion, circa 1865 Reg. No: ST 021838
- British sporting percussion breech-loading rifle, Calisher & Terry, cal. .537 in., browned damascus steel rifled five-groove round barrel, 69.00cm long.
Made by Calisher & Terry, Birmingham, serial number 2126, circa 1865.
- Breech mechanism of a hinged turn bolt for loading with paper cartridge, lightly engraved with foliate scrolls. Steel lock and hammer on R.H. side, lightly engraved with foliate scrolls, steel oval triggerguard with small front spur, no sideplate, steel butt plate with hinged cleaning kit compartment, both sling swivels missing, half-stocked with horn foreend and chequering at wrist and foreend. Bedded blade front sight, rear sight graduated to 900 yards, barrel fastened to stock via single barrel key.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Dimensions:||21.30 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 101.50 cm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Barrel length: 69.00cm|
|Tagged with:||rifles muskets british|
|Themes this item is part of:||William Cole Arms Collection, Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on barrel breech top:TERRY'S PATENT 30 BORE
Stamped on barrel top: CALISHER & TERRY MAKERS. TO H.M. WAR DEPARTMENT
Stamped on barrel breech L.H.side: Birmingham proofmarks
Stamped on breech turn bolt head: 2126
Stamped on lockplate: CALISHER & TERRY/ LONDON
|Model Name/Number:||Terry's Patent 30 Bore Carbine|
|Manufacturer:||Calisher & Terry, Birmingham, England, Great Britain, circa 1865
Active at 22-24 Whittall Street, Birmingham, 1861-1869.
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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