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SN 23264. Cal. 56-50. Standard Spencer carbine marked “SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE CO. BOSTON. MASS. PAT’D MARCH 6, 1860″. Made with Stabler patented magazine cut-off. It has 20” rnd bbl, 6 lands & grooves, square base front sight with Spencer ladder rear sight with tension spring. This gun retains bright orig finish and fine stock. This is a very fine and scarce (only about 1,000 were produced) example of a late Civil War and early Indian War military carbine that generally saw hard use and finding examples in high condition such as this are difficult today. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Very fine overall. Bbl retains 95%+ original finish though much is thinning and turning plum, small areas of pin prick pitting. Lock, frame & hammer retain much of their original case colors with balance silver/grey with staining and pin prick pitting. Stocks are sound and well fit, buttstock has several storage dings & dents but cartouches are fairly crisp and well discerned as seen in photos. Mechanically gun functions well with bright crisp bore. 49059-236 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1144

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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