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2152
$2,875.00

EXCEPTIONAL CIVIL WAR SMITH CARBINE.

SN 8203. Cal. 50. About 30,000 of these well made carbines were made for the Civil War, this is a very fine example retaining most of its orig finish that conforms to the standard configuration of this arm with part oct bbl. This gun is properly iron mounted, case colored & blued. On the left side of breech is marked “ADDRESS/POULTNEY&TRIMBLE/BALTIMORE, U.S.A.” and “SMITH’S PATENT/JUNE 23 1857″, and also the 3-line markings on the contractor, “MANUFACTURED BY/AM’N M’CH’N WKS/SPRINGFIELD MASS”. CONDITION: Overall very fine to excellent condition, retaining 95% orig blue turned mostly plum on bbl with fine bore and crisp bright rifling, mechanically fine. Case colored frame & hammer exhibit over 90% bright case colors with remainder silver/brown. Trigger guard, breech band & buttstock ferrule retain over 80% orig blue. Stocks are fine overall, with some raised grain, bright inspector cartouches and sub-inspectors initials. 51028-15 JS (3,000-4,000) – Lot 2152

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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