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Pattern 1842 rifle-musket
Rifle-musket. The stock is made of walnut and fitted with brass butt plate, trigger guard, fore-end cap and two ramrod pipes containing an iron ramrod. A Lovell's spring catch is fitted to secure a bayonet. The lock is a percussion lock. The barrel is circular, fitted with foresight and leaf rear sight. The calibre is 0.758in. It is fitted with a bayonet. Inscribed on the lockplate is a Crown over 'VR 1856 TOWER'; on the stock: 'I.C.R.' (Reserve weapon held for issue to regular troops) 'WD' (War Department) over arrow 'MA' and four numbers, the third of which is indistinguishable leaving only '1', '3' and '3' legible.
- Image reference: E8617
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London