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SN NSN. Cal. 50 RF. This gun is in near-new condition & appears unfired retaining most of its orig finish & conforms to other known carbines with 20″ Round bbl with single leaf rear sight. Case hardened frame and back action lock. Left side of receiver is marked with “Peabody’s Patent July 22, 1862 Manf’d by Providence Co Prov. RI”. Saddle ring is on loop on left side. Buttplate and bbl band are case hardened. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Bbl retains 95%+ orig blue finish though turning plum with scattered stains with crisp mirror-like bore. Lock, frame, breech & lever retain much original bright case colors with balance silver/gray. Stocks are sound & solid with raised grain & small “WC” cartouche is crisply struck. Most all metal parts have small sub-inspector letters similar to those found on U.S. martial arms. 49059-227 JS (2,500-4,500) – Lot 1150

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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