Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 750.00 USD
Estimated at 1,500.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Cal. 65. NSN. Bbl. 21" smoothbore. Low blade front sight. British made cavalry carbine likely mfg. for export. Bbl. marked w/ Birmingham proofs & "GARDEN 206 PICCADILLY LONDON" for Robert S. Garden. Lock has a partial "&G" marking but the other letter is indiscernible due to cleaning. Lock is functional when hand cycled. Hardwood stock w/ brass furniture & button tipped ramrod. Left side of stock flat appears to be marked "J.R.". Bottom of butt marked "C&G". Saddle bar & ring present on left side of stock. Saddle bar appars bent w/ a chipped area. CONDITION: stock has older added finish w/ four holes on left side of stock, a few small cracks, scattered dings, chips & handling wear. Brass parts are a dark patina w/ oxidation & dings. Right side of bbl. has a large chipped area likely where a blowout occurred & some metal was lost. Balance of metal is a gray cleaned color w/ some dings, scattered oxidation & pitting. Smoothbore shows scattered pitting & oxidation. (01-25115/MJC). ANTIQUE. $1500-2000.