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£ 895

Tower 1844 British Enfield Tower 16 Bore Percussion Smooth Bore Yeomanry Cavalry Carbi Muzzleloader 16 Bore/gauge Rifles

RiflesMuzzleloaderUsed£ 895

Victorian 1844 British Enfield Tower 16 Bore Percussion Smooth Bore Yeomanry Cavalry Carbine Regiment Or Unit Marked ‘C2’ With Captive Steel Ram Rod & Saddle Bar. Sn 14161 - 14161

This is an original, Victorian British Enfield Tower made Yeomanry Cavalry Carbine. It has all original walnut full stock which has the bumps and bruises to be expected with age and service use & blued metal work. One side of the stock has a small 'BO arrow' War Dept Board Of Ordnance impressed mark and another indistinct small impressed inspection mark. The other side has contemporary lightly scratched initials 'JD'. It has a heavy military percussion Dolphin hammer and the lock plate is crisply stamped Crown VR (Victoria Regina) & 'Tower' (Enfield) with '1844' date & inspection mark. The brass butt plate is numbered ‘C2’ most likely a Yeomanry cavalry Regiment or Unit mark. Its 20" barrel’s smooth bore has just light staining consistent with age. The carbine measures 36" overall. The top of the barrel is stamped with crisp proof/inspection marks at the breech. It has the correct steel saddle bar and brass furniture. It has a fixed sights and under barrel captive steel ramrod. It cocks & dry fires perfectly as it should. The price includes UK delivery. NB As an antique percussion Carbine no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. Sn 14161 £895.00...Read full description
CategoryRifles
SubcategoryMuzzleloader
ConditionUsed
Price£ 895
Sale typeTrade
MakeTower
Calibre16 Bore/gauge
Model1844 British Enfield Tower 16 Bore Percussion Smooth Bore Yeomanry Cavalry Carbi
Manufactured Year1844
Antiqueyes
CertificateNo Licence
Barrel length20 inches
Overall length36 inches
Your reference14161
Gun StatusActivated
Recommended UsageCollection item

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