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Pattern 1842 Smoothbore Percussion Musket .75 inch, 1845

Made at the Tower of London Arsenal, London, 1845.

The Pattern 1842 Smoothbore Musket had an effective range of about 180 metres. Although rendered obsolete by the introduction of the Minié, it was still used by several infantry regiments of the 4th Division at the beginning of the Crimean War (1854-1856).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1974-07-32-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Battle gallery

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1974-07-32-1