An Indian short Matchlock carbine

Stock Code: 7844

An Indian short Matchlock carbine 41" overall, 24" octagonal barrel with blade foresight, standing rearsight retained by brass & iron bands. Brass side plate engraved 'LT George H Fagan 3rd Bengal Volunteers Seringapatam April.May 1799'. Pierced trigger & curved serpentine, round pan (missing its hinged cover). Teak full stock with bone & ivory inlays. George Fagan had a long career with the East India Company, losing his left arm in the breech at Seringapatam, he went on to become Secretary to the Govenor General, & becoming Adjutant General. Sold with excerpts of the EIC military calendar & biographical details.

Dated 1799.

Very good condition

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Price: £1,775.00

Available: Yes

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