RiflesMuzzleloader1844 Yeomanry Cavalry Percussion Carbine
~ 1844 Yeomanry Cavalry Percussion Carbine ~
This is a long service yeomanry carbine stamped Tower -1847 beneath the VR and Crown.
The brass butt plate bears the stamp “H 20” and the wooden butt is marked BO beneath a broad arrow.
The barrel is stamped with a significant number of inspector’s marks, showing long service.
The sash attachment bar on the left side is stamped “T & Co.”.
The piece is fitted with both front and rear sights.
There are two more inspectors’ marks on the wooden stock but.
The carbine half cocks, cocks and releases with a strong spring.
The ramrod is hinged.
~ Dimensions ~
The barrel is 20 inches long (51 cm) and the overall length of the piece is 36 inches (91.5 cm).
It weighs 3.1 Kg.
~ Condition ~
The metal work developed a patina and remains in good overall condition.
There are some file marks on the lock plate and nipple house.
The woodwork is clean. It has been restored and re-varnished professionally at one point in time.
A lovely collection piece.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or it can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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