BALL REPEATING CARBINE

$4,950.00 SOLD

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Item Code: 169-220

A little over 1000 of these carbines were produced by Lawrence and Co. of Windsor, Vermont in 1864. They were delivered in May of 1865. The seven shot repeater used 50 caliber rimfire cartridges.  They have a two piece walnut stock. The 20½ inch round barrel is blued and attached by a single barrel band. The receiver is case hardened and the left side is marked E.G.LAMSON & CO/ WINDSOR, VT./U.S./BALL’S PATENT/JUNE 23, 1863/MAR 15, 1864.

Offered is one of these carbines in excellent condition. It retains all of the original finish throughout the metal on the weapon. Wood has a few very minor scratches and a crisp cartouche. Bore is bright with good rifling . Mechanic are crisp and tight. Many sub-inspector marks throughout the carbine. This is an excellent overall condition Ball carbine that probably has never been fired or issued.

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