3007 SMITH BREECH LOADING PERCUSSION CARBINE.

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[?]Live Online Auction Starts In 2024 Jul 24 @ 10:00 (UTC-4 : AST/EDT)
Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 250.00 USD
Estimated at 500.00 - 800.00 USD
Cal. 50. S# 6643. Bbl. 21 1/2" w/ rnd. octagon shank. Blade front sight w/ carbine leaf rear sight. Bbl. is released by pushing upward on the latch forward of the trigger & rotates downward for loading. Band fastened walnut forearm & straight grip stock w/ steel carbine buttplate. Estimated quantity of 30,000 mfg. 1861-65. CONDITION: lightly pitted metal has brown appearance. Wood shows heavy wear & handling marks w/ cracks through wrist area. Replacement hammer. 1 Lower tang screw is a replacement. Breech fastening strap on top of bbl. is a blacksmith replacement, too short to operate properly w/ the lever & not allowing the gun to open properly. Bore retains intact rifling showing spots of light pitting. (01-24471/DS). ANTIQUE. $500-800.