Original English Made British East India Company Type 2 Victoria Carbine of 1843 -1847
Only Original Item: Only One Available. This was recovered from the ancient palace of Lagan Silikhana in Kathmandu, Nepal. It has been fully cleaned and restored to a very nice condition.This is a double saddle ring musket bore (.74, 12-bore) carbine with British proofed 26" barrel fitted with swivel ramrod. All brass mounts and the correct Type 2 new series side lock bearing the Rampant Lion EIC marking on the plate. Features a rib bar or saddle bar with two rings indicting cavalry use as these were issued to the 10th Bangal Light Cavalry.
Fully described on Pages 232-233 of David Harding's Small Arms of the East India Company 1600-1856. Volume II, Catalogue of Patterns.
This is an unusual "Victoria Carbine" Type 2 of 1843 -1847 completely cleaned, functional and ready to display.
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