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British Circa 1785 Flintlock Cavalry Carbine By Egg Muzzleloader .750 Rifles
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British Circa 1785 Flintlock Cavalry Carbine By Egg Muzzleloader .750 Rifles
ad ref. GS439DE03

Portsmouth, South EastPublished 2 Years ago
Sale typeTrade
MakeBritish Circa 1785 Flintlock Cavalry Carbine
ModelBy Egg
Manufactured Yearc1785
CertificateNo Licence
OrientationRight Handed
Your referenceMLBEOOPP45L62M
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item

~ British Circa 1785 Flintlock Cavalry Carbine ~

This is a well preserved carbine with brass fittings, most probably a private purchase piece.

Its lock plate is stamped ‘Egg’ and the top of the barrel has three British proof marks.

The left side is fitted with a steel bar to attach to a saddle.

The stock is of walnut and the original ramrod is present.

~ Dimensions ~

The barrel length is 22 inches (56 cm) and the overall length of the carbine is 37.8 inches (96 cm). The bore is three quarters of an inch.

~ Condition ~

The lock mechanism is clean, the barrel with some areas of light bruising and very tidy brass work. It half cocks, cocks and releases with a moderate spring.

The stock has a crack forward and above the lockplate and another one on the left side around the forward pin.

A rare piece.

~ Postage ~

UK postage is £20, international at cost and it can be viewed in our shop.

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