Burnside 5th Model Percussion Carbine

.54 caliber, 21" barrel, S/N 19036. Blued and case hardened finish, smooth walnut stock and forend. Breech block numbered 16036, suggesting that the second number on the frame or block was inverted while being applied. Standard Burnside markings on barrel and lock. Crisp block letter NSP inspection on top of comb, forward of buttplate and and script RKW cartouche on rear of wrist. Forward cartouche not fully visible. Sling bar and ring on reverse of receiver, sling swivel in toe of buttstock.


Fine. Retains much of the barrel blue, which is thinning and fading. Receiver with much of the original case color, which are also fading and dulling. Mechanically functional, fine, bright bore. Stock with dings and handling marks and a 2" scar behind the barrel band.

Estimate: $2,500 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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