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Lot 1175: Harpers Ferry Model 1836 Hall Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

Auction Date: April 14, 2018

Scarce U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1836 Hall Breech Loading Percussion Carbine with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Scarce U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1836 Hall Breech Loading Percussion Carbine with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Harpers Ferry Armory Muskets And Carbines
Model: 1836-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 64 percussion
Barrel: 23 inch round
Finish: brown/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 94
Class: Antique
Description:

One of only 2,020 manufactured c. 1837-1840 at the Harpers Ferry Armory in percussion configuration. Standard markings and features to include sliding triangular bayonet. Dated "1839" on the breechblock.

Rating Definition:

Very good plus with scattered areas of original brown (strongest on the rear barrel band and buttplate), faint patterns of case colors visible on the breech, gray and brown patina on the balance, patches of mild pitting, a replacement bayonet, some small chips in the otherwise fine stock, and scattered dings and scratches. Mechanically fine.



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