1866 Percussion Westley Richards Monkey Tail Carbine


A scarce 1866 percussion, .45 bore, Monkey tail carbine by Westley Richards.



A scarce untouched percussion Westley Richards Monkey Tail Carbine. The serial number 7817 indicates that this rifle was made around 1866. Forty one inches overall, with a twenty five inch, .45 bore rifled barrel. Full walnut stock with steel mounts. This rifle is completely untouched and has no replacement parts, it even has its original cleaning rod. Generally in good condition, minor losses around the butt plate, some light pitting in places and in full working order. Date mark is rubbed on the lock plate.