A Ballard breechloading carbine by Ball & Williams
Serial no. 14387, .44 caliber. 22 inch part-round/part-octagonal barrel. Walnut stock and fore-end.
Condition: Fair. Metal with dark patina showing scattered spotting/light pitting. Action does not hold on cock. Wood showing wear and numerous marks, the wrist with chips to one side and hairline cracks to the other.