A .50 Warner's Patent Breech-Loading Rim-Fire Carbine
Lot 329
A .50 Warner's Patent Breech-Loading Rim-Fire Carbine
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,625) inc. premium

Lot Details
A .50 Warner's Patent Breech-Loading Rim-Fire Carbine
No. 2215, Circa 1864
With russet sighted barrel rifled with three grooves and retained by a spring-held barrel band, pierced folding back-sight calibrated from '3' to '8' hundred yards, brass action stamped 'James Warner. Springfield. Mass' above 'Warner's Patent' on the left side, hinged breech-block with sprung iron thumb-catch, and sprung iron cartridge-extractor spur beneath the action, brass trigger-guard, figured butt and fore-end, the former (some bruising and minor damage on the left) with 'CSL' inspector's mark on the left side of the grip (minor split), curved brass butt-plate, and iron saddle-ring (some wear overall)
50.8 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • One of 1,501 thought to have been produced
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