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An interesting .65” Volunteer Pattern 1839 percussion carbine of Constabulary type by Deane’s of London fitted with unique Hanoverian type bayonet catch.

£850

 

An interesting .65” Volunteer Pattern 1839 percussion carbine of Constabulary type by Deane’s of London fitted with unique Hanoverian type bayonet catch. Border engraved lock of converted flint lock form is engraved DEANE’S LONDON. Well figured walnut stock with regulation pattern brass furniture is fitted with Lovell’s side cups and is struck with a manufacturers inspection stamp to the rear of the trigger guard tang. The fore end fitted with a variant of the Hanoverian bayonet catch with thumb release extension to the left hand side. Smooth bore barrel struck with Victorian proof marks to the underside has a front sight / bayonet stud to the muzzle. Original heavy headed rammer and sling swivels. A very good quality carbine made in the style of the Ordnance issue constabulary carbine of the time these little weapons were very popular both with volunteer military units and as self defence weapons both for businesses and private individuals. In very good condition with good bore and mechanics. A good sharp stock and an interesting variant of the Hanoverian bayonet catch with a practical improvement to the standard military design.

Kings Shilling Antiques,
Fultons Building, 
Bisley Camp, 
Brookwood, 
WOKING, 
Surrey         GU24 0NZ

Telephone 07710 427138

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