.65 bore 1844 Pat. Enfield percussion native issue smooth-bore service carbine. Overall length 42.1/2in., barrel 26.1/2in., Fullstocked with regulation brass mounts, barrel swivels now absent and replaced with a carbine swivel. Lock plate with crown VR cipher and “ENFIELD 1868”. The barrel, lock-plate, barrel retaining bands, stirrup rammer and carbine swivel etc to a shiny steel grey/ brown finish with little in the way of pitting and “628” stamped to the fore-end side of the rear open sight. The stock with a minor hairline crack to the fore-end of the lock. The beautiful wooden stock with a brass ring affixed stamped “82” as it the wooden stock itself and there are various inspection marks throughout.
Very good overall condition commensurate with age.
Additional information and photographs on request
As a 100+ year old obsolete calibre/ antique firearm no licence is required to own this item in the UK if retained as part of a collection or display. NB A FIREARMS CERTIFICATE IS REQUIRED TO OWN THIS CARBINE FOR SHOOTING
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