Double barrel Swinburn cavalry carbine marked to the “Scinde Irregular Horse”. Having a half walnut stock and steel fittings. 20″ Demask browned barrel with swivel ramrod attached. Both locks have a good crisp action and are clearly marked “Swinburn & Son 1853”. A scarce carbine which is in very nice condition.
This pattern was designed by Gen. Jacnbs for issue to his regiment approximately 2000 were made. The SIH were one of the most famous & hard fighting units of the Indian Army. Although based in the southern sector of the North West Frontier the regiment also served with distinction in the Abyssian & Persian Campaigns....Read full description