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SN NSN. Cal. 50. This is a popular Civil War era carbine of which about 1,000 were made. Marked on left side of receiver is “E.G. Lamson & Co / Windsor / VT / US / Ball’s Patent / June 23, 1863 / Mar 15, 1864″. This interesting patent arm was operated by a lever which also acted as the trigger guard. This is a nice example of seldom offered Civil War era carbine in near new condition that would be difficult to upgrade. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Bbl retains almost all its orig finish which is now a dark plum color with a bright mirror-like bore with crisp rifling that appears unfired. Frame, lock, breech, lever & buttplate retain most of their bright case colors with balance a silver/gray. Stock is sound & solid, well-fit with raised grain with scattered small storage dings & dents. 49059-235 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1143

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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