Object Title

Centrefire carbine

Centrefire carbine

Date

c.1870

Object Number

XXVIF.31

Physical Description

Made in the manner of a British military weapon with short fore-end to stock, adjustable backsight and hinged Snider breech. The proof marks, viewer's marks, date, Royal Crown etc. normally placed upon service arms have been applied to this weapon with punches of various shapes and in most instances are quite meaningless. The sear spring is missing from the lock.

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