MODEL 1858 STARR CARBINE MADE BY THE STARR ARMS COMPANY OF YONKERS, NY

$3,800.00 SOLD
Originally $4,750.00

Quantity Available: None

Item Code: 36-102

Between 1861 and 1864 over 20,000 percussion model carbines were produced by the Starr Arms Company. A .54 caliber with a barrel length of 21 inches, overall 37.65 inches long. Barrel with approx. 98% of the original blue finish remains. “STARR ARMS MFG. YONKERS NY” stamping very strong. Inspector’s initials “H.G.S.” on side of barrel. Rifling strong and bright. One minor area of pitting near breech. Serial number “18830” on breech block. Strong blueing remains on lever and tang. Receiver has nice smooth gray patina. Hammer with strong case colors. Rear lockplate with traces of blue, nice smooth surface; marking “STARR ARMS CO / YONKERS, NY” strong. Walnut forestock has minor dings, sharp edges near screw. Rear stock has two nice cartouches, with typical dings, otherwise sharp edges with no cracks. Inspector stamp near buttplate “S.T.B.” Nice mellow brass buttplate. Mechanically perfect, all parts original.

Choice carbine becoming hard to find.

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