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Rifle - Enfield, Williams & Powell, Liverpool, 1859 Object Reg. No: ST 021833

Summary:
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.
Description:
Fully stocked (3 bands), two sling swivels, steel ramrod, brass furniture.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr William Cole, 1943
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 185 mm (Height), 60 mm (Width), 1402 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Width taken at breach which is widest point.

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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
Secondary Classification: Firearms
Tertiary Classification: longarms
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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