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SN 23564. Cal. 50. This standard second model also known as the model-1863 Maynard Carbine had production of just over 20,000 arms between 1863 – 1865. “1865” stamped on trigger plate just rear of lever and this example retains most of its orig finish & has possibly never been fired. This gun conforms to other known models with 20″ oct to rnd bbl, pinched front sight & 3-leaf adjustable rear sight. Left side of frame has sling bar & carbine ring. Stock is straight-grain walnut with 2 crisp inspector cartouches which both read “JM” (Julian McAllister). Small sub-inspector letters found on most other parts of gun. This is a very fine example of this popular Civil War gun that has few defects. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: This gun is excellent overall. Bbl retains 95% orig blue finish though dull. The bore exhibits crisp mirror-like shine with well-defined rifling. Frame and lever retain much of its orig muted case color with balance a silver/gray. Buttplate retains 50% bright blue finish with balance plum with areas of rust & pitting. Stock is sound & solid with raised grain with numerous small storage dents, dings & scratches with crisp, like-new inspectors’ cartouches. 49059-234 JS (2,500-4,500) – Lot 1147

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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