A percussion Starr Arms, Civil War era, cavalry carbine with a saddle ring. It has a brass barrel band, and a brass butt plate. The left side of the barrel is stamped with the Government inspector, Edward Flather’s initials, “E F”. The top of the butt plate is stamped with a very small “B”. The right side of the lock plate, and the top of the barrel are stamped “STARR ARMS CO. // YONKERS, N.Y.” The top tang is stamped “STARR’S PATENT // SEPT. 14TH 1858”. The total production for these carbines was 20,601.
Caliber: .54 percussion
Overall Length: 37.875″
Barrel Length: 20.80″
Condition: Overall a nice honest gun with a dark age patina on its iron parts – Brass has a medium mustard age patina – Wood is very good with only minor nicks and bumps – Action is crisp and tight – Bore is good with some minor roughness
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