Pattern 1853 Artillery Carbine, 2nd Model : South Australian Volunteer Artillery

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia
Accession Number REL/10994
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made United Kingdom: England, United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1862
Conflict Australian Colonial Forces, 1854-1900

Pattern 1853 Artillery Carbine, 2nd Model. Lock marked Crown over VR and 1862 over Tower. Butt stamped with the Tower Armoury roundel. Tang engraved crown over SA 45. Stock maker J Jagger. Barrel has London proof marks. The bayonet boss is stamped 48 which would originally have matched the bayonet number. It is complete with swivels, white buff leather sling and original ramrod also marked 45.

History / Summary

The markings on this carbine indicate that it was used by the South Australian Volunteer Artillery.