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Pistol - Enfield, Sea Service, Percussion, 1852 Object Reg. No: ST 021932

Percussion pistol, service. Cal. 16 bore (.650 in.) Sea service pattern without belt hook.

Made by Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield, 1852.
Muzzle loading, smooth bore barrel 6 in. (153 mm.) long, overall length 11 5/8 in. (295 mm). Side lock & hammer, oval brass trigger guard. Wooden stock extends almost to muzzle with brass plate fore end, brass butt cap with steel lanyard swivel, swivel ramrod carried in brass tail pipe.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: pistols british
Themes this item is part of: Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)
Primary Classification: ARMS & ARMOUR
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: handguns
Inscriptions: Stamped on lock "Crown/V. R 1852/ Enfield Crown/Arrow", & on L. H. side of stock "Enfield". 4 ordnance marks on the barrel.
Model Name/Number: Sea Service Pattern
Manufacturer: Royal Small Arms Factory Enfield, Enfield, England, Great Britain, 1852
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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