October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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This is the oldest carbine to see active service in the Civil War. There was a large quantity in storage at the beginning of the hostilities; the government had purchased over 10,000 between 1844 and 1853. Halls-North carbines stored at Fort McHenry were issued to Maryland Cavalry, where they saw action in the Shenandoah Valley against Stonewall Jackson, but the majority of the Halls saw their action in the Western Campaign as used by the 6th Missouri Cavalry who were fighting in Arkansas. In 1862, the 9th Illinois Cavalry were issued 100 carbines; they too, were operating in Arkansas. On July 11th, 1862, members of the Missouri Cavalry tracked and fought Bill Quantrill. A 91 man company of the Sioux City Iowa Company fought in the Sioux Uprising of 1862. Features round barrel, single barrel band, full length walnut stock, metal ramrod, 9" saddle bar with ring, metal buttplate. Top of frame is stamped "US NORTH MIDDLETON CONN 1849". Barrel is stamped "STEEL". Inspector stamp "NWP" Nahum W. Patch. CONDITION: Metal is a soft grey patina. Stock is excellent. Sharp visible rifling with minor abrasion. DB
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
21"
Caliber/Bore
.52 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Halls-North
Model
1843 Carbine
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,400.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,750
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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