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    Very Fine CS Richmond Carbine with Period ID to 2d Virginia Cavalry. CS/ Richmond/ 1863 lock mark with breech date partially visible. All metal smooth and clean, absolutely no rust or pitting, just some scattered salt and peppering. 25" barrel, correct and original in every respect. Truly exceptional for a Confederate longarm. Mechanically perfect, deep crisp markings, excellent bore. Stock also exceptional with sharp edges and rich untouched patina. Just a small chip by the nose cap and one by the lower band. Both obviously very old and really of negligible consequence. Neatly carved in small block letters in the wood opposite the lock "Wm W. Duvall". William Waller Duvall enlisted in the Richmond Howitzers on 4/21/61 and on 3/13/62 transferred to Co. E 2d Virginia Cav., serving with that unit until 8/3/64. It was doubtless during his service with 2d Virginia Cav. that he was issued this carbine. Accompanied by the original Confederate made linen sling. A really exceptional Richmond carbine.

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    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
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