A 4th Model Burnside breechloading percussion carbine
Serial no. 15649, .54 caliber. 20 inch barrel with two-leaf rear sight and marked at the breech P. Action marked Burnside Patent/Model of 1864. Lock with standard markings. varnished walnut stock and fore-end, the left side of the wrist with faint cartouche.
Condition: Very good. Clean grey metal showing sharp markings and areas of minor spotting. Sound, clean wood showing scattered light marks and later coat of varnish.