BRITISH COMMERCIAL CARBINES 1750 – 1900

£48.00

This title is aimed at collectors and shooters covering the large number of military style carbines, which carry private proof marks from London or Birmingham and were not issued by the Board of Ordnance.These carbines were made for private sale to volunteers, officers, police, prison service, The East India Company, overseas military and many others.
A photo gallery with over 100 different carbines, including several rare types, such as flintlock breech loading carbines on the Crespi and Sartoris principles. Also, a rare muzzle loading spear carbine by Gully and rifled flintlock carbines by Nock and Baker as well as smoothbore flintlock carbines of Eliott and Heavy Dragoon patterns completes this excellent book.