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Confederate Morse Third Type Breech Loading Carbine, .52 caliber, serial number R1007. Breech marked "Morse". Butternut stocks, brass frame, trigger guard, and butt plate, round rifled barrel, dovetail mounted brass front sight blade and dovetail mounted fixed rear sight, iron breech block. Three ring binder with additional information and photos included with this lot. Barrel length - 20". Overall length - 40". Provenance: Estate of Jim Maconkey, Landrum, SC. Note: The bulk of production for these rifles were done by the State Military Works, Greenville, South Carolina. This carbine is one of the few surviving marked examples. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)

Condition

Action is good. Exterior of barrel with overall moderate pitting. Lands and grooves are visible with some pitting inside of barrel. Area of repair behind trigger guard. Screwheads are somewhat buggered.

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Morse Breech Loading Carbine, .52 caliber

Estimate $10,000 - $12,000Jan 26, 2019