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SN 2382. Cal. 52. This is among the finest examples of a popular Civil War carbine in nearly new condition. All serial numbers on gun are matching. Gun is marked rear of lock, “GWYN & CAMPBELL” in an arch above “PATENT/1862/HAMILTON O”. Frame is stamped “UNION RIFLE” vertically below breech. An inspector’s cartouche “WHR” is crisp and found in stock opposite lock. Gun retains most all its original blue and original case colors as can be seen in photos. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Bbl retains 95%+ original blue though fading. The bore is crisp and appears unfired. The lock, frame and lever retain 95% of their bright case colors with remainder muted. The breech block and backstrap retain about 90% of their bright fire blue with areas of pitting and staining. Stock is fine and solid, well fit. Inspector marks on comb and cartouche are crisp and easily read. Stock has several small storage dings and scratches. Mechanically gun is functional with a crisp shiny bright bore. 49059-228 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1139

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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