A Constabulary Carbine for the Birmingham Police

An 16-Bore Percussion 1842 Pattern Constabulary Carbine Dated 1856.
£1,150.00

ID: 3271

An 16-Bore Percussion 1842 Pattern Constabulary Carbine Dated 1856. With steel barrel and tang, the barrel with fore-sight also forming the lug for a bayonet, dated border engraved flat lock with ‘TOWER’ and ‘VR’ crowned on the tail, figured full stock stamped with Board of Ordnance ownership mark and numbered ‘2’ on one side of the butt, inspectors marks and stockers mark, ‘CANTWELL’ regulation brass mounts, engraved ’30 / BPS’ (possibly for Birmingham Police) on the butt plate, sling loops, Lovell’s bayonet catch and steel ramrod. 


Dimensions:

Bore: 16 Bore

Barrel Length: 68 cm 

Overall Length: 110 cm 

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