Antique East India Company Pattern “F” 1842 Percussion Military Muskets.
A .750 cal smoothbore musket produced in England for the British East India Company. 39” barrel with iron fixed sights, London Proof and inspection stamp. The lock with rampant lion marking, polished walnut stock with brass military furniture, EIC bayonet retaining catch, complete with steel ramrod.
Good Condition with faded finish. OA 140cm, Brl 100cm
Historical note: Why were so many EIC muskets found in the Nepalese Armoury? It is believed that they were confiscated from the Sepoy Mutineers who had fled to Nepal after being vanquished in the 1857 Indian Mutiny.
£595 + £18 P&P
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