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Lot 4169: Civil War U.S. Contract Gibbs Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

Scarce Civil War U.S. Contract Gibbs Breech Loading Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Lot 4169: Civil War U.S. Contract Gibbs Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

Scarce Civil War U.S. Contract Gibbs Breech Loading Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,250
Price Realized:

Scarce Civil War U.S. Contract Gibbs Breech Loading Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Brooks
Model: Gibbs
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 260
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

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.

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

Description:

Only 1,052 Gibbs carbines were manufactured by William F. Brooks of New York City at the Phoenix Armory and delivered to the U.S. government in 1863 due to the factory being burned down during the New York Draft Riots in that same year.

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