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    Gallager Final Model Breechloading Carbine. Serial no. 23070, .52 caliber [chambered for Spencer 56-52 cartridge], 22 1/4-inch barrel. Extractor and firing-pin device in chamber. Iron mountings. Blued barrel and case-hardened frame. Walnut buttstock with case-hardened patchbox. Sling ring bar on left side. Lock plate marked: GALLAGER'S PATENT/JULY 17TH 1860/MANUFACTD BY/RICHARDSON & OVERMAN/PHILADA. One of 5,000 produced to fire the Spencer cartridge. Condition: Very good. Barrel with a thin gray-brown mottled patina. Traces of case colors remain mixed with age wear and patina. Wood also very good. Scattered dents and fine scratches. 4-inch crack to left side of stock. Strong bright bore with scattered light pitting.


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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