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Pattern 1856 Enfield Cavalry Carbine

.577 caliber, 21" round barrel, no S/N. Blued and case hardened finish, brass furniture, walnut stock. Lock marked 1861 / TOWER with {CROWN} / VR marking to rear of hammer. Standard British military proof marks at breech, stock with an 1861 dated War Department storekeeper's cartouche, a 1st quality mark and the contractor name HOLLAND in the toe of the stock. Counterpane marked J. CROKER, the setter up of the gun. Carbine retains the correct, original 3-leaf rear sight and original captive ramrod. A very nice British military issued cavalry carbine in much better condition than they are normally encountered.

Condition:

Fine. Retains much of the blued finish with some fading, wear and loss. Lock with faded traces of case coloring. Mechanically functional, good bore with scattered pitting. Crisp stock with scattered bumps and dings.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,055
09/12/2018

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