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Object Detail


A .577 Snider patent percussion carbine. " N.Z. 222 " is marked on the butt plate. A crown with " 1872 " under it is marked on the lock plate. There are proof marks on the side of the barrel. Initials " J. W " on side of stock and " Jo (obscured) " is also marked on the carbine.
Media/Materials
Production Date
1872
Credit Line
This carbine was probably purchased by the New Zealand Government for use in the prison service or by the police forces in the late 1880s.
Accession No
A76.922

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