A U.S. Springfield Model 1855 percussion pistol/carbine
The 11 3/4 inch .58 caliber barrel marked at breech with V/P over eaglehead and dated 1855 on tang. Two-leaf rear sight. Lockplate marked U.S./Springfield and 1855. Swivel bayonet. Brass furniture and walnut stock of standard pattern. Lanyard ring.
Condition: Good. Grey metal showing sharp markings. Cock and Maynard compartment cover are replacements. Wood with minor marks and later coat of varnish.