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**C1800 NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA**George III British India Pattern Enfield Tower Brown Bess .750 Musket Calibre Flintlock Musket Regiment / Unit Marked ‘I.RN.12’ Muzzleloader .750 Rifles
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Cheshire, North WestPublished 11 Months ago
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CategoryRifles
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
Make**C1800 NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA**George III British India Pattern Enfield Tower
Calibre.750
ModelBrown Bess .750 Musket Calibre Flintlock Musket Regiment / Unit Marked ‘I.RN.12’
Antiqueyes
MechanismFlintlock
Your reference18806
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

**C1800 NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA**George III British India Pattern Enfield Tower Brown Bess .750 Musket Calibre Flintlock Musket Regiment / Unit Marked ‘I.RN.12’ With 1840’s Antrim ‘AN 7060’ Irish Registration Mark. Sn 18806 - 18806

An original, India Pattern Tower Brown Bess flintlock musket. It is 55” overall length with a 39” long round steel barrel with block foresight. The barrel has indistinct marks and Regiment or Unit mark ‘I.RN.12’. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining & residue consistent with age. Its lock plate is marked with Georgian King’s Crown above ‘GR’ (George Rex) together with inspection mark and ‘Tower’ across the tail. It has a military hammer fitted with flint, Walnut full stock with, iron ramrod, rear sling swivel and regulation brass furniture. The wood is faintly impressed with indistinct stocker’s initials. The brass butt plate has later 1840’s Antrim ‘AN7060’ Irish Registration Mark (the Irish Registration Act was passed in 1843 and lasted only a short while, until August 1846. There were 39 districts (34 counties, 4 boroughs and Dublin City) each with its own two letter prefix followed by a number Antrim’s prefix was ‘AN’). The musket’s cocking and firing action work crisply. The price for this historic piece includes UK delivery. N.B As an antique musket no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 18806

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