French Type Cavalry Carbine Circa 1840 (AL5163)

French type cavalry carbine circa 1840. The overall length is 34”. The 20” round .70 caliber barrel has a fair smoothbore. The cleaned metal is bright with staining and light pits. The brass nose cap, trigger guard, and butt plate are very good. The nose cap and butt plate tang have crown over “F” inspection marks, the only marks on the gun. The refinished wood is good with areas of wood filler. This carbine has a captured ramrod, an unusual feature. The hammer screw is a replacement. The action functions correctly, except that the trigger will release at half cock. This is an unusual French Type cavalry carbine.

Price:
$875.00
Item Number:
AL5163
Weight:
0.00 LBS
French Type Cavalry Carbine Circa 1840. 
The overall length is 34”. The 20” round .70 caliber barrel has a fair smoothbore. The cleaned metal is bright with staining and light pits. The brass nose cap, trigger guard, and butt plate are very good. The nose cap and butt plate tang have crown over “F” inspection marks, the only marks on the gun. The refinished wood is good with areas of wood filler. This carbine has a captured ramrod, an unusual feature. The hammer screw is a replacement. The action functions correctly, except that the trigger will release at half cock. This is an unusual French Type cavalry carbine.

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