Favourite ads
Last viewed
Saved searches
Last searches
Ads that you mark as favourite will be shown here.
£ 1,980
An Irish Constabulary 1842 Dated Tower Carbine And Bayonet Muzzleloader None Rifles
1/35
Sally Antiques
Profile page
ad ref. GS919BD3B
£ 1,980

An Irish Constabulary 1842 Dated Tower Carbine And Bayonet Muzzleloader None Rifles

RiflesMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,980

~ An Irish Constabulary 1842 Dated Tower Carbine And Bayonet ~


This is quite a rare, very well preserved firearm of the Irish Constabulary.

The lockplate is stamped with the Crown above VR and Tower 1842.

The barrel bears four inspector's marks and a War Department Mark.

The nipple is undrilled, meaning that the musket was in a state of conservation for many years, as the nipple seems to be a period piece.

The ramrod is original and stamped with serial no. 3900 and proofmarked by the war department.

The piece comes with a bayonet which is of a different type (an older short Brown Bess type) than the original that would've been used on it.

The bayonet is stamped "S Hill" and proofmarked. There is another stamp reading F.B.

~ Dimensions ~

The barrel is 26 ½ inches (67.3 cm) long and the overall length of the musket is 43 inches (109.3 cm).

~ Condition ~

The metalwork has age signs on it, a nice patina and minor pitting.

The bore looks untouched, chances been that the musket has never been used before. A pristine example.

The woodwork has minor nicks but its overall condition is excellent.

The piece half-cocks, cocks and releases with a strong spring.

~ Postage ~

UK postage is £18, international at cost and it can be viewed in our shop.

ML...Read full description
CategoryRifles
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 1,980
Sale typeTrade
MakeAn Irish Constabulary 1842 Dated Tower Carbine
CalibreNone
ModelAnd Bayonet
MechanismPercussion
CertificateNo Licence
Your referenceMLAEE0
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Display map

More ads from this seller

£ 0
CategoryWanted
Hampshire, South East
5
£ 245
CategoryAccessories
SubcategoryAntiques & Milit...
ConditionUsed
Portsmouth, South East
£ 0
CategoryWanted
Hampshire, South East
5
£ 475
CategoryPistol / Hand Guns
SubcategoryPistol / Hand Guns
MakeDeactivated 1955...
Calibre.22
Portsmouth, South East
Sally Antiques
Profile page