Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine - Short Light Cavalry Carbine (Experimental Paget Carbine)

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine - Short Light Cavalry Carbine (Experimental Paget Carbine)

Date

about 1805

Object Number

XII.1037

Provenance

Transferred from the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, May 1923, to the Armouries by the War Office (Q.M.G.9), via COD Didcot.

Physical Description

With folding stock, possibly experimental.Fitted with 'Paget Lock Safety', swivel ramrod and waterproof 'U' shaped pan. There is a recess in the butt for when it is folded beneath the carbine in which the trigger guard sits.

Techniques

Mass manufactured

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength15.75in.
BarrelLength400mm
OverallLength30.75in.
OverallLength781mm
OverallWeight2.4kg
OverallWeight5.3lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visable

Calibre

.656 in (16 bore)

Inscriptions and Marks

Regimental marking
16th Light Dragoons
Barrel
Engraved
Royal Cypher
Crown over GR
Lockplate
Stamped
Manufacturer's mark
TOWER
Lockplate
Stamped

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