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Lot 2185: Two Civil War Breechloading Percussion Carbines

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Two Civil War Breechloading Percussion Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

A) Richardson & Overman Gallager Carbine

Manufacturer: Richardson/Overman
Model: Gallager
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 22 1/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 488
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Manufactured in the early 1860s.

B) Merrill First Type Carbine

Manufacturer: Merrill James H
Model: Pat-Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 22 1/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 488
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

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