Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine - Short Light Cavalry Carbine Pattern 1805

Flintlock muzzle-loading carbine - Short Light Cavalry Carbine Pattern 1805

Date

about 1815

Object Number

XII.991

Provenance

From Ordnance Office, Tower 1922.

Physical Description

The frizzen has been replaced with one from an earlier lock.Fitted with 'Paget Lock Safety', swivel ramrod and waterproof 'U' shaped pan.With sling bar and swivel in tact.

Techniques

Handmade

Materials

Dimensions

BarrelLength15.83in.
BarrelLength401mm
OverallLength31.6in.
OverallLength802mm
OverallWeight2.38kg
OverallWeight5.2lbs

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None visible

Calibre

0.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

Possible rack number
1800
Butt
Stamp
Proof mark
Birmingham crossed swords?
Barrel
Stamped
Government acceptance marrk
Crown over Broad Arrow
Barrel
Stamped
Royal Cypher
Crown over GR
Lockplate
Engraved
Store keeper's inscription
Illegible
Butt
Stamp
Manufacturer
TOWER
Lockplate
Engraved

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