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Rifle - Minie P 1851, Percussion, circa 1855 Object Reg. No: ST 018158

Summary:
British service rifle, Minie P 1851. cal. .702 in., rifled (4 grooves) barrel 37 3/8 in. (950 mm) long.
Description:
Fully stocked, ramrod missing, bayonet catch missing, brass furniture. No marks on lock. Piece has been cut off barrel, approximately 1 3/4 in.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from S. Button - The Examiner, 1930
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: rifles, rifles muskets british, rifles muskets military, revolvers, revolvers american, rifles americans, rifles sportings, pistols automatic, pistols british, pistols belgian, rifles lever action
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: longarms
Inscriptions: Stamped on barrel "Crown/TI Arrow/P Crown/B/7 Crown/7", under barrel "31 51 Crown/B/9 Crown/B/7 41", on breech plug "3 F F R. W".
Model Name/Number: 1851 Musket
Place & Date Made: England, Great Britain, circa 1855
Collector: Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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