Ten Combination Tools For Enfield Percussion Service Rifles
Lot 247
Ten Combination Tools For Enfield Percussion Service Rifles
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Ten Combination Tools For Enfield Percussion Service Rifles
All Mid-19th Century
Each of characteristic form and comprising a pattern no. 7 Private's type stamped with the mark of George Stanton, 'Pattern 1853' and 'Enfield 21/1/67'; two of pattern no. 1 Private's type, one stamped with contractor's mark of T. & C. Gilbert; a pattern no. 3 Sergeant's type; two of pattern no. 4, one of Sergeant's type and the other of Private's type incised 'HTMI'; a pattern no. 5 Private's type (pitted); two of pattern no. 6 Sergeant's type for 1856 pattern cavalry carbines (worm missing); and another possibly for a Snider rifle; together with another combination tool, possibly for a Lovell's percussion rifle, incised '19/E/4' (11)

Footnotes

  • George Stanton was Master Modeller for the Enfield factory during the mid-19th century
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