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    VERY FINE EARLY 5TH MODEL BURNSIDE CIVIL WAR .54 CALIBER PERCUSSION BREECH LOADING CARBINE (FLAYDERMAN 9B-046). SERIAL # 5648, PROBABLY MANUFACTURED IN 1863 A very nice condition early example of this popular Civil War cavalry carbine that saw extensive use in the hands of the cavalry of the Army of the Potomac.

    Condition:
    Barrel with smooth dark patina and traces of original blue. Frame and hammer with 20% original case colors, the balance a smooth gray. Breech block, and tang retain about 80% of the original bright blue/case colors. Lever with traces of color the balance a smooth gray patina. Band and buttplate also smooth with traces of blue. Wood very nice with vestiges of both cartouches, just a few minor nicks and one small filled area on left side of forestock just forward of frame, also minor.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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