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Lot 2137: Two U.S. Civil War Breech Loading Saddle Ring Carbines

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two U.S. Civil War Breech Loading Saddle Ring Carbines

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

A) Gwyn & Campbell Type II "Union Rifle" Percussion Carbine

Manufacturer: Gwyn & Campbell
Model: Union-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 20 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 197
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 c. 1863-64.

B) Sharps & Hankins Model 1862 Army Rimfire Carbine

Manufacturer: Sharps & Hankins
Model: Army
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 52 RF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: tin/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 197
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.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1862-65. "JDM" ahead of a circled five-point star carved in right of buttstock.

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