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Lot 154: Two Civil War Breechloading Saddle Ring Carbines

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Two Civil War Breechloading Saddle Ring Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

A) Richardson & Overman Gallager Percussion Carbine

Manufacturer: Richardson/Overman
Model: Gallager
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 22 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 327
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in the early 1860s.

B) Sharps & Hankins Short Cavalry Rimfire Carbine

Manufacturer: Sharps & Hankins
Model: Cavalry Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 52 RF
Barrel: 19 inch round
Finish: tin/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 327
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1862-65.

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