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SN NSN. Cal. 58. This is a fine example of the unique and popular martial Civil War pistol-carbine. This gun conforms with other examples with rifled 12″ rnd/oct bbl marked at left breech “V/P” over eagle’s head and dated “1855″ forward of folding three leaf sight on tang. Lock marked on primer door with spread winged eagle and “U.S./SPRINGFIELD” in front of lock and dated “1856″ behind the hammer. Walnut stock has inspector cartouche. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Overall very good to fine, metal has been cleaned to a bright gray/white overall with scattered areas of pin prick pitting. Adjustable 3-leaf rear sight has crisp markings. Brass mountings are all cleaned and polished with a yellow brass color. Walnut stocks are sound and solid with old refinish such that edges are rounded and inspectors cartouche is only discernible in outline. Gun functions well including Maynard tape device (a roll of caps is found in device). Bore exhibits well discerned rifling with pitting. 49059-154 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1159

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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