Auction Name: 2021 December 12 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature® Auction
Lot Number: 40253
Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/6245-40253
Gallager Breechloading Saddle Ring Carbine.
Serial no. 3634, .50 caliber, 22-inch barrel with fixed front and rear sights. Blued and case-hardened finish. Lock marked: GALLAGER / PATENTED JULY 17TH 1860. Saddle ring. Smooth walnut straight stock with hinged patchbox. Crescent metal buttplate.
Condition: Very good. Finish primarily a bright grey patina with scattered signs of handling wear and patches of pitting. Noticeable dings and bruises present to wood, trivial initials carved to left side of stock. Action good. Strong bore.