MR1650 U.S. BURNSIDE FIFTH MODEL PERCUSSION CIVIL WAR SADDLE RING CARBINE; 21 inch round barrel in 54 caliber. Mechanically solid gun showing appropriate age and wear. Overall metal has some pitting in areas but frame metal is mostly clean and smooth. Blade front sight and tip-up rear sight in good condition. Two stock cartouches visible. Stock is nice and solid. Forearm shows more nicks and bruises from use. Good wood-to-metal fit but a little bit shy at the toe. Bore shows a lot of history.
ANTIQUE $ 1,650.