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    Doubtless part of the John Brown shipments.

    Very Fine Sharps M1853 .52 Caliber Percussion Slant Breech Carbine with Probable John Brown Association, #15857 Just five numbers from a known documented specimen furnished to Brown (#15862). Very fine condition, all metal smooth with gray to brown patina. Block and lever with about 30% case colors. All markings sharp and a very crisp gun. Mechanically perfect, as is the bore. The correct original rear sight is just a bit loose. All brass furniture perfect. Wood excellent with just a few minor dents and the remains of an old varnish finish. An exceptionally nice slant breech.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
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