Original British Manufacture East India Company Victoria Artillery Carbine - Circa 1843
Original Item: Only One Available. Introduced in 1843 these percussion carbines came with 26"-28" barrels for artillery use and 21" barrels for cavalry use which also included a fitted saddle ring.
This example has a 28" British proofed smoothbore barrel with various maker markings underneath including W. MILLWARD and BECKWITH.
The lock bears the East India Company Rampant Lion Logo.
The furniture is all brass and the carbine is offered in overall excellent condition. See David Harding's Book "SMALLARMS OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY 1630 - 1856" Pages 232 - 235 of Volume two for more information.
This is a rare and unusually well marked Artillery carbine offered in great condition.
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