OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
Manufactured c. 1868-1869. "S.C" marked. One of 200 purchased by the State of South Carolina after being altered to .45-70. "F.C." carved in left of buttstock.
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.
This model was issued to the 18th Hussars, and the carbines were also used by sportsmen, colonial units, and police. Some are believed to have been used by Confederates during the U.S. Civil War. "CALISHER & TERRY MAKERS TO H.M. WAR DEPARTMENT" marked on top of barrel.
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