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    Scarce Confederate Manufactured Richmond .58 Caliber Percussion Cavalry Carbine with Verbal History and Graphic Evidence of Native American Use. Gun overall with deep dark patina and light pitting, a bit heavier in a few spots most notably on the bands, lock and breech. Lock markings still legible, C. S. Richmond, Va. 1862. Rear sight, sling swivels and fore end cap missing but retains the mounting base for the butt swivel and correct T-slot mortise for the rear sight. Retains the original unique front sight and ramrod. Mechanically fine. The gun carries family provenance that it was used by Indians in the American West and the stock exhibits several areas of extensive hand decoration as often encountered on Native American used weapons. A rare gun with clear indications of Native American use.

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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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