Gallager Carbine
Guns International #: 100862895 Seller's Inventory #: 17-41
Category: Civil War Carbines - Civil War Rifles

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Seller: Harley Wood
Company: Collectible Firearms Shop
Member Since: 5/21/13
State: Florida
Country: United States
Phone: (305) 968-0106
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Number of Active Listings: 8
Total Number of Listings: 1100
Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.

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Description:
Gallager Carbine 17-41
 
Early production Carbine: the lock marked: GALLAGER/PATENTED JULY 17th 1860 (serial number #2103)
 
Condition: Overall very good condition, brown patina gun with a little light corrosion o BBL and frame, has not been cleaned or buffed, lock is clean, and bore has 50% of rifling some corrosion, works fine, Stock has usual dents, dings, scratches. Have your gunsmith check it out. Nice for Collector/Shooter. (17-41) $1,500.00
 
History:
Gallager Carbine, Made by Richardson & Overman, Philadelphia. Total quantity of about 17,728+ (5,000 chambered for 56-52 Spencer cartridge).
50 caliber, percussion, breechloader. Single shot, the barrel sliding forward to load. 22-1/4” round barrel.
 Iron mountings; blue barrel with casehardened frame. Walnut buttstock with long iron patchbox (usually casehardened). Sling ring bar life side opposite lock.            
Serial numbered from 1 on up. Lockplate marking of two major types; see below. Inspector markings on left side of the stock at breech area.
 
The Gallager saw extensive service during the Civil War. Among the many cavalry regiments armed with it were the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Ohio. The 13th Tennessee and the 3rd West Virginia. Ironically, the inventor, Mahlon J. Gallager was from South Carolina. A number of minor variations are observed in trigger shape, sights, breech details, etc. Basic variants are: GALLAGER PATENTED JULY 17th 1860/ (SERIAL NUMBER)
 
I take Visa/MasterCard, add 3%. Allow two weeks for all checks, whether bank, personal or certified to clear.  It is also possible to wire funds to my account for instant credit for a $20.00 wire charge.  3 days- no questions asked return period for refund of price paid for gun. (Not including shipping or credit card charges.) All sales subject to prior sale at other sites or from shop. Call or email with any questions or for more pictures. Guns are antique and should not be fired without examination by gunsmith. $56 shipping for long guns, $30 for hand guns to lower 48 states, about $50-$75 to most European countries and $70-$80 to Australia for antique handguns, carbines $75-$125. We can generally get insurance if you want through shipper but coverage is very limited. Notify me if you want it. You can send 20% down- balance in 90 days for installment payment plan. 20% restocking fee for refunds on installment plans. I have shipped to Norway (long gun w/fragile stock) see feedback, England (Winchester1876, Rem. Dbl. Derr.), Northern Ireland, Austria, France, Netherlands, (Holland), Australia, Denmark, and Sweden. Email if you are not U.S. for estimated shipping costs, payment methods, etc. I am always buying and trading for antique and collectible guns, Indian items, rare ammo, etc. Email what you have got for sale or trade.
 
 
 
 

Price: 1,500.00

Antique: Yes
Serial Number: 2103