JOSLYN MODEL 1855 CARBINE

$6,500.00 SOLD
Originally $9,500.00

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Item Code: 169-226

Model 1855 carbines are referred to as the “Monkey Tail” carbine. A.H.Walters, Milbury, Massachusetts, made them between 1855 to 1856. They are 54 caliber, percussion, and breechloader carbine. It is loaded by pulling up and forwards the breech. Iron parts are blued except for the casehardened lock, breech and breech lever. Serial numbers 688 is stamped on the breech lever. Lock and breech lever is not marked. Stock is made from walnut with no visible cartouche. Trigger guard, butt and barrel bands are made from brass. Bore is semi-bright with faint rifling. Nice even uncleaned patina matching throughout this scarce weapon.

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