Antique. This offering is for the pictured US Civil War era Austrian Model 1842 Cavalry Carbine Musket. In very nice condition for its age and use, 10,000 imported during the US Civil War for mounted troops. Features a handsome hardwood stock with side bracket for the cavalry lanyard. Short 30 inches in overall length with a 14.5 inch barrel, 12 groove rifling, near .71 caliber. Metal finish is a patina with appropriate pitting in the nipple area and on exposed metal. Hammer cocks are releases correctly, faint 1853 maker date on the left of the barrel. Includes the ram rod.
Makes a fine display for the military collector.
Antique firearm terms apply, ships to an adult, ID required, state laws may apply.