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Original U.S. Civil War 1862 Peabody Carbine by Providence Tool Company

Regular price $1,795.00

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This Peabody carbine is a breech-loading, single shot, .50 caliber rimfire carbine made by the Providence Tool Company of Providence, Rhode Island. One of an estimated quantity of 112,000 carbines and rifles produced by the company, this carbine utilized the trigger guard that acts as a breech lever, lowering the breechblock for top loading of the round.

Carbine has a back action style lock and a large side hammer. The carbine was developed during the Civil War years but the many of these carbines never saw action in the war and were later sold under contract to foreign countries.

This Peabody carbine is in very good, complete condition and features a 20 round barrel secured to its walnut stock via a single barrel band. Walnut stocks are free of any blemishes. The butt stock has carved soldier's initials J.N.R. and the number 322 is stamped into the opposite side. A small cartouche from a Providence Company inspector shows on the left wrist area of the stock.

Receiver wears a gray patina overall and shows traces of original case colors also on the hammer. Left side of receiver has the maker’s stamp in small clear markings as follows:

JULY 22, 1862

Folding rear sight and blade front sight on the barrel. Bore is rifled with scattered light pitting and rates to a 7+. All metal carbine components are stamped with small inspector marks. All screws not buggered. In very good condition, this Peabody carbine is a fine collectible to add to any arms collection.

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