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Lot 4123: Two U.S. Civil War Breech Loading Saddle Ring Carbines

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

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

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

A) Joslyn Model 1862 Rimfire Carbine

Manufacturer: Joslyn Firearms Company
Model: 1862-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 52 RF
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 241
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1862-1864.

B) Merrill First Model Percussion Carbine

Manufacturer: Merrill James H
Model: 1st Model
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 22 1/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 241
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 first few years of the Civil War. Lock numbered "5265", breech lever numbered "6265" (possible factory error).

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