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SN NSN. Cal. .58. 20” rnd bbl. This is the first type marked “EDWARD LINDNER’S / PATENT. / MARCH 29. 1859.” on top of the breechblock/loading chamber. Inspector initials appear on various parts of the gun. Only 892 of these were made, 391 of which were received by the Ordnance Dept. in November of 1861 and issued to the First Michigan Cavalry. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Good to very good overall, gun appears all original and matching. Metal with old cleaning is overall bright/gray with scattered staining and light pitting. Stock is well fit with hairline crack just forward of lock. Mechanically gun functions, with crisp discernible rifling in bore. 49059-243 JS (2,500-3,500) – Lot 1149

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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