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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 89

    A COMPOSITE FLINTLOCK INDIA PATTERN MUSKET; AND A US MODEL 1861 PERCUSSION RIFLED MUSKET

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COMPOSITE FLINTLOCK INDIA PATTERN MUSKET; AND A US MODEL 1861 PERCUSSION RIFLED MUSKET
    19TH CENTURY
    The first with 36in sighted barrel, regulation lock with linear borders and engraved 'Tower' and 'GR' crowned, moulded wooden full stock, the butt inset with decorative brass discs, and brass regulation mounts, the butt-plate inscribed '27 Regt' (one ramrod-pipe and the ramrod each replaced); the second with Remington lock dated 1865 and the stock with inspector's stamps (the breech and lock pitted).
    The first 50¼in (127.6cm) (2)


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