Baruch Hashem
Advanced Search
 
GunsAmerica | Where America Buys And Sells Guns
GunsAmerica | Where America Buys And Sells Guns Sell Now!
 Home >> Antique (Pre-1899) Rifles - Perc. Misc. >> View Listing >> Bookmark
Login  Login | Quick Register FREE
      

Smith Carbine, civil war breech loaded - new

Item Number: 920963356
This listing is no longer available or has been sold.

Listed in category: Antique (Pre-1899) Rifles - Perc. Misc.

Smith Carbine, civil war breech loaded - new  Antique (Pre-1899) Rifles - Perc. Misc.
Click image for larger
  
Previous Image   Enlarge Image   Next Image
[+] Enlarge Images
Item condition: Never fired
Item number: 920963356
Item caliber: .50 (other)
Item location: MN

  Classified Ad
sold
Price:  
$5,000.00
Shipping: See Description
Payment options:
Return policy: No Returns 
 
Price: $5,000.00

 Seller Details
Name: Joe Sullivan
Seller since: Dec. 2003
User level: Verified
FFL dealer: No
Login or
No feedback Yet View All Items from Joe Sullivan
Security Verification
This seller has completed 5 transactions
 
  Address has been verified and will be sent on request at completion of transaction 
Click here to request seller's GunsAmerica Verified Address
what's this?
Have one to sell? Sell Now !   Sell it yourself,  Ship it yourself,  or use a  GA DropOff Location!
    Description     Shipping and payments     Additional information  
This Smith carbine is absolutely factory new. The bore is perfect, (I would say on a scale of 1-10 it is an 11) the chamber has not been loaded, and the precussion nipple has not had a cap on it. The serial number is 281. The gun is an absolute museum piece. I don’t know what else I can say about this gun but if you have any questions at all you can email or call Joe @ 651 636 3791. I also have more pictures. This is an antique so it can be shipped direct with copy of picture ID. Here is a little history on the Smith carbine.

Smith carbine. The original Smith Carbine was patented by Gilbert Smith of Buttermilk Falls, New York on June 23, 1857, and successfully completed the Military Trials of the late 1850's. Significant quantities were ordered by the Union military authorities, who after all had to supply both Armies for most of the war. More than 30,000 were produced by the Massachusetts Arms Co. and American Machine Works of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, with a few civilian specimens being sold by noted arms merchant Schulyer, Hartley and Graham of New York City. Schulyer, Hartley and Graham also sold the unique ammunition for the Smith Carbine.

Military sales of the Smith were handled by Poultney and Trimble of Baltimore, and units known to have received the Smith were the 3rd W. Va. CSV., the 7th and 11th Ill. Cavalry., the 1st Conn. Cavalry, the 7th and 17th Penn. Cavalry., the 6th and 9th Ohio Cavalry., and the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry

. The Smith was the fourth most purchased carbine during the Civil War. It was only made during the Civil War from 1861 into 1865. Almost the entire production of 30,000+ was bought by the Federal Government.

The Smith carbine was fifty caliber. It opened by depressing the latch ahead of the trigger to release the barrel. The barrel pivots downward on the frame to a right angle and far beyond the opening angle of the typical break open shotgun.

The Smith carbine was purchased in quantity because it was available at the onset of the Civil War. 7,000 Smith carbines were delivered during the year 1862.

Since I cannot test fire every gun I come across, this is being sold primarily as a collector's item. This in no way relates as to the safety of the gun, but just means that I have not shot it and you should have it checked by a competent gunsmith before firing. .
LISTING #
 
 
Seller Details
Name: Joe Sullivan  No feedback Yet View
State: MN
 
Security Verification

Additional Details
FFL Search
Enter 3 digit area code or 5 digit zip:
Related Links
Add to Bookmarks
Wishlist
Report Abuse
More from this category:
1816 Springfield Hewes & Phillips (H&P) Conversion
1816 Springfield Hewes & Phillips (H&P) Conversion
Very minty Merrill carbine, Civil War
Very minty Merrill carbine, Civil War
Sharps Model 1859 Carbine
Sharps Model 1859 Carbine
 
|xml|MC Set

© 1997-2014 GunsAmerica.com LLC


~www151~