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Spencer Model 1860 Carbine

.52 caliber. 22" barrel length. SN: 34495. Lever-action rifle with 7-shot tube-fed magazine, checkered spur hammer, and adjustable ladder and fixed blade sights. Blued metal finish, case hardened receiver, and plain straight grip walnut stock and forearm. Item features a saddle bar with saddle ring to left side, a single barrel band, two sling swivels to butt and forearm, and a steel buttplate. Markings include "SPENCER REPEATING/RIFLE CO. BOSTON. MASS./PAT'D MARCH 6, 1860." to front of receiver, an "R" stamped to left side of receiver frame, and serial number stamped to rear of receiver. Wood stock also features stylized "ER" marks carved into right side of buttstock. 

Condition:

Good. Bore is bright and rifling is good, with some evidence of pitting toward muzzle. Finish has losses overall and has been replaced mostly by a mottled grey-brown patina to barrel, receiver, and other small parts with small scattered spots of surface oxidation. Wood stock has darkened some and has bites and scratches overall, with a 2" crack to left side of forearm. Wood to metal fit is good as well. Action function is great. 

Starting Price: $1,200
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
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