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MODEL 1860 SPENCER RIFLE

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MODEL 1860 SPENCER RIFLE

PRICE   $  2,850.00

DESCRIPTION

A model 1860 Spencer Rifle in Michigan issue serial range.  52 caliber (56-56) with original 6 groove rifling. 30 inch barrel with full stock forend and 3 barrel bands. Loading tube is the correct non-knurled type. Serial number 9110 which indicates 1863 production for the US Army.  Top of frame is marked "SPENCER REPEATING/RIFLE CO. BOSON, MASS./PAT'D MARCH 6, 1860."

An all original gun which shows actual wartime service wear. This one fall 5 numbers from a known Michigan regiment issue.

 

 

CONDITION

    A good overall condition rifle. Metal is mostly smooth with deep, untouched dark patina. Wood shows heavy use wear with various hairline cracks. Some loss of wood around top of lockplate and on forend at both sides of breech. Markings are legible. Rifling is strong with areas of pitting in recesses. Mechanism is fully functioning.

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