A, high condition, Burnside martial carbine, from the American Civil War period. It is a 5th model, breechloading .54 caliber percussion, made by the Burnside Rifle Company. The serial number, “17987”, is stamped on the receiver and the breech block. There are two, very nice, cartouches stamped on the left side of the stock, at the wrist, and is Government inspector marked on many other parts. Included with the carbine is a very nice carved hardwood muzzle tompion. The receiver is case hardened, the barrel blued and the wood is oil finished.
Caliber: .54 percussion
Overall Length: 39.25″
Barrel Length: 21″
Condition: Near new, probably never issued or fired – Virtually all of the original blue and case hardening remains – Stocks have a nice raised grain with a few small dents and handling marks – Bore is mirror bright – Mechanically tight & functions perfectly
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