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2155
$1,380.00

CIVIL WAR MERRILL TYPE I CARBINE.

SN 7613. Cal. 54. 22″ bbl. Popular Civil War brass mounted carbine carried by Col. Griersons’s Raiders during the Civil War. John Wayne portrayed Grierson in “The Horse Soldiers” though he and his men did not carry them in the movie; they did, throughout Louisiana and the west. Brass mounted, well worn, complete and functional. Bore is clean and rifling is well defined. Lock is marked “JH Merrill Balto./Pat. July, 1858/APL9,May 21-28-61” and SN 7613 as is stamped on breech which is also marked “JH Merrill Balto./Pat. July 1858”. CONDITION: Gun overall is good to very good with good markings, smooth grey metal, several reductions and erosion in stock. This gun shows honest use with discernible saddle wear; only residual remains of a cartouche are visible. Mechanically functional with discernible rifling in bore. 51030-19 JS (1,500-2,500) – Lot 2155

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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