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Mortimer, London, Flintlock Cavalry Carbine, Officer’s Private Purchase By Mortimer London, Regime Muzzleloader .75 Rifles
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Mortimer, London, Flintlock Cavalry Carbine, Officer’s Private Purchase By Mortimer London, Regime Muzzleloader .75 Rifles

RiflesMuzzleloaderUsed£ 1,850

UNUSUAL, NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA, Late 1700’s – Early 1800’s, British .750 Musket Calibre, Flintlock Cavalry Carbine, Officer’s Private Purchase By Mortimer London, Regiment Marked ‘26’ (To The 26th Light Dragoons) With Steel Ram Rod. Sn 14750. - 14750

This is an excellent example of an unusual variant Officer’s private purchase Cavalry carbine. It has nice patina to the metal work throughout. It has a heavy military hammer fitted with flint. The lock plate is crisply stamped by the manufacturer ‘Mortimer’ (many Gunsmiths named Mortimer are recorded as working in London during the 1700’s & 1800’s). It has a 19” barrel (34 ½” overall) and is .750 musket calibre. The smooth bore has light staining consistent with age. The top of the barrel is stamped with black powder proofs & ‘London’. It has its original steel ram rod, grooved breech rear sight and block fore sight. The carbine also has brass fore end block, ram rod mounts, void inlaid brass escutcheon, trigger guard with extended tang & butt plate which is engraved with Regiment mark ‘26’ (most likely to The 26th Light Dragoons. The Regiment was raised 25th March 1795, renumbered in 1803 as the 23rd Light Dragoons. The Regiment was disbanded after the Napoleonic wars in 1819). It is complete all original, undamaged Walnut furniture in Brown Bess form of the era. It’s cocking and firing actions work perfectly. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique flintlock Carbine no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14750
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CategoryRifles
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 1,850
Sale typeTrade
MakeMortimer, London,
Calibre.75
ModelFlintlock Cavalry Carbine, Officer’s Private Purchase By Mortimer London, Regime
Manufactured YearNAPOLEONIC WARS ERA
Antiqueyes
CertificateNo Licence
Barrel length19 inches
Overall length34 1/2 inches
Your reference14750
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item

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