Lot 288
 

288

Rare East India Company musket

Rare East India Company pattern D type 3 musket, 39 inch barrel fitted with block sights, brass butt disk marked to the 5th Gwalior Infantry with Gwalior arsenal stamp to the wood.

A total of 10,000 pattern D muskets were set up but it is unknown how many of these were of the type 3 configuration. The type 3 was first set up in 1842 and was not included in David Harding's original four-volume works but is included in his more recent works. Ref. D. Harding An Introduction to East India Company Smallarms 1775-1851 p50-52.

Section 58 (2) antique / obsolete calibre, can be owned without a licence. Buyer must be over the age of 18.

139cm long

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Sold for £915

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Rare East India Company pattern D type 3 musket, 39 inch barrel fitted with block sights, brass butt disk marked to the 5th Gwalior Infantry with Gwalior arsenal stamp to the wood.

A total of 10,000 pattern D muskets were set up but it is unknown how many of these were of the type 3 configuration. The type 3 was first set up in 1842 and was not included in David Harding's original four-volume works but is included in his more recent works. Ref. D. Harding An Introduction to East India Company Smallarms 1775-1851 p50-52.

Section 58 (2) antique / obsolete calibre, can be owned without a licence. Buyer must be over the age of 18.

139cm long

POSTAGE AND SHIPPING INFORMATION

 

This is a 'live online' auction - you can bid from the comfort of your own home using our free live bidding service. Our remote viewing service is available for this auction - click here for details.

 

Auction: Two Day Arms, Militaria, Firearms, Shotguns, Antique Guns and Air Guns Sale 9th and 10th September, Fri, 10th Sep 2021

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