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TRIPLETT & SCOTT MODEL 1864 REPEATING CARBINE

#166X. Caliber 50 Rimfire. Standard 30" Round barrel. Overal dark-grey finish with some pitting on barel and frame, some heavy pitting on buttstock. Wood is sound with a few dings and traces of manipulation. Action works perfect, Bore is good but also pitting present. Seven shot magazine in butt. Has a very unusual loading action: depressing latch in frame behind hammer allows barrel to twist in a circular motion to come in line with magazine in butt. Correct sling swivels on underside and heel of butt. Standard front and rear sight. All markings present and corect, including "KENTUCKY" on left side of breech. A contract for 5.000 carbines was executed on January 1865 with the state of Kentucky to arm 5.000 Home Guard troops. This carbine does NOT have the "traditional crack"in the buttstock that was considerably weakened due to the presence of the magazine tube. Total quantity estimated 5000, made 1865-1865. A very good honest representative carbine of the Civil War era.

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