~ 1856 Pattern Percussion East India Cavalry Carbine ~
A .67 cal. percussion, 21", smoothbore barrel carbine probably locally made in India. It is fitted with a swivel ramrod.
The stock is engraved a barracks issue number of '1230'. There are no other marks or stamps other than the remains a very worn EIC lion on the lockplate. The trigger guard and either end of the stock are made from brass.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel length is 22 inches (55.9 cm) and the overall length is 38 inches (96.9 cm). The weight of the carbine is 2.74 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The carbine is in a good used condition.
The barrel has developed a decent marbled patina. The woodwork is excellent.
It half cocks, cocks and releases with a strong spring.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £22 or the carbine can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.