~ An Enfield 1853 Pattern Artillery Carbine Musket ~
The '6" bore carbine has a dark wood stock with brass furniture. The lock and barrel are of steel.
The lock is marked with the Crown and the date 1862 with "Tower" beneath.
The barrel is marked in four places "U F 795" with the broad arrow. The stock is also branded with this number. The carbine has a steel ram rod affixed under the barrel.
~ Dimensions ~
The carbine measures 41 inches (104cm). The barrel measures 24 inches (61cm). It weighs 2.88kg.
~ Condition ~
There is some bruising to the wood work concentrated to the butt. The metalwork looks to be good overall with some pitting but no major damage. It has no percussion cap. The gun cocks and releases although the mechanism requires attention as the spring is very weak.
~ Postage ~
Postage costs £22 or the gun can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.