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£ 795 Manton & Co., Calcutta & London .600" Enfield Pattern 3 Band Muzzle Loading Percussion Musket Muzzleloader Rifles
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Manton & Co., Calcutta & London .600" Enfield Pattern 3 Band Muzzle Loading Percussion Musket Muzzleloader Rifles

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Cheshire, North WestUpdated 4 years ago
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CategoryRifles
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Sale typeTrade
MakeManton & Co., Calcutta & London
Model.600" Enfield Pattern 3 Band Muzzle Loading Percussion Musket
Manufactured Yearc.1860's
Antiqueyes
CertificateNo Licence
Your reference16416:20
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item
Description

C1860's British Army In India Officer’s Private Purchase Manton & Co Calcutta & London Enfield Pattern 3 Band .600 Calibre Muzzle Loading Percussion Musket. Sn 16416:20 - 16416:20

The Manton family were English gunmakers beginning with John in the early 1800's, then his younger brother Joseph who operated circa 1825-35. J. Manton and Son operated circa 1832-1862 and J. Manton & Co is later listed as operating in London and Calcutta. This is a British Army In India Officer’s Private Purchase Manton & Co Calcutta & London Enfield Pattern 3 Band .600 Calibre Muzzle Loading Percussion Musket. The action plate is stamped With stylised Queen’s Crown. It has all original wood stock which has bumps and bruises consistent with age and use and a contemporary repair to the wood near to the top of the action plate. The repair is stable & secure. The wood is stamped with small numbers (illustrated). It has a steel butt plate, fore end block & trigger guard with extended tang numbered ‘35162’. The rifle also has its steel ramrod, block and blade fore sight, sling swivels and bayonet lug. The barrel’s smooth bore has staining and residue consistent with age and use. Total length is 49” with a 32 ¾” barrel. The barrel has proofs and is signed ‘Manton & Co Calcutta & London’. The cocking and firing action works as it should. This is an antique muzzle loading percussion musket and no licence is required to own it in the UK if retained as a part of a collection or display. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16416:20

£795.00

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