New York, East
10 July 2000
A FINE .52 HALL MODEL 1843 PERCUSSION CARBINE DATED 1847
Sighted browned barrel, frame with inspector's marks JH and H, colour casehardened breech block stamped U.S./S.NORTH/MIDL.TN/CONN./1847, saddle ring bar, ram rod, walnut stock marked GWH and WAT.
21 inch barrel
Appears to have had little to no use, with minor light bruises on wood.
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