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Rifle - Enfield, Williams & Powell, Liverpool, 1859 Reg. No: ST 021833
- British service rifle, Enfield P 1853 3 rd model, cal. .577 in., rifled (3 grooves) barrel 39 in. (991 mm) long.
Made by Williams & Powell, Liverpool, 1859.
- Fully stocked (3 bands), two sling swivels, steel ramrod, brass furniture.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
|Dimensions:||185 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width), 1402 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Width taken at breach which is widest point.|
|Tagged with:||rifles muskets british, rifles muskets military, victorian colonial defence forces|
|Themes this item is part of:||Arms Collection, William Cole Arms Collection, William Edwin James Cole, Gun Collector (1864-1952)|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Stamped on lock "Crown/1859", on stock "Williams & Powell, Liverpool", on butt tang "A 21 V. Y.", ordnance marks and 25 on barrel.|
|Model Name/Number:||1853 3rd Model|
|Manufacturer:||Williams & Powell (Gunsmiths), Liverpool, England, Great Britain, 1859|
|Collector:||Mr William Cole, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
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