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    SHARPS & HANKINS SHORT CAVALRY CARBINE. Serial number 6474, circa early 1860's. 19" barrel in .52 rimfire caliber. All markings and configuration as standard for this rare model. These carbines are known to have been issued to the 11th N.Y.V.C. There were only approximately 1000 of these carbines made, making them quite rare. Functioning action.

    Condition: Metal surfaces go from medium grey to brown in color. Rear sight is somewhat unusual and may be original to this carbine but its configuration is not the same as observed on stamping on frame is light. Brass butt plate has nice patina. Wood is sound with normal nicks and abrasions.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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