The Canada 150 Auction

June 27, 2017

LOT 552

Lot 552

George III Model 1799 Elliot Carbine, c.1800

George III Model 1799 Elliot Carbine, c.1800
Lot 552 Details
George III Model 1799 Elliot Carbine, c.1800

with Tower proofs, line engraved lock stamped with crowned GR and broad arrow, ramrod, and brass furniture on walnut stock stamped with royal cypher and TP under crown
length 43.25" — 109.9 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $6,875
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Used by British cavalry during the War of 1812.


In very good, attractive condition mechanically and cosmetically with original metal and wood surfaces. May or may not have had a belt clip, now absent.

LOT 552

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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