14-137 STARR CARBINE
Guns International #: 100502441 Seller's Inventory #: 14-137
Category: Antique Rifles - Percussion - Military Rifles - US
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Member Since: 5/21/13
Country: United States
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14-137 Starr Carbine Condition: Metal clean with bluing faded and thin, on barrel, case hardening on frame is a little dark. Action works well, Bore has some rifling, sight is missing leaf, has notch. Wood is clean with some dings, dents, etc. Looks good, an attractive Star Civil War Carbine. Serial # 10254 (14-137) $1,650.00
HISTORY & DESCRIPTION:
Starr Percussion Carbine. Made by Starr Arms Co., Yonkers, New York, c. 1862-65. Total quantity 20,601.54 caliber, breechloader. Single shot, loaded by pulling down on the combination trigger guard/lever, which allows the breechblock to lower and tip backwards. 21” round barrel, fastened by single band. Brass barrel band and butt plate; iron parts blued, with casehardened lock and frame. Walnut stocks, Sling ring on left side of the breech. Serial numbered. Lock marked: STARR ARMS Co/Yonkers, N.Y> on barrel: STARR ARMS Co Yonkers, N.Y. On Breech: Starr’s Patent/Sept.14th 1858 Inspector initials on left side of butt stock
The inventor, Ebenezer T. Starr, was a son of gunmaker Nathan Starr, Jr., and in government tests the carbine was rated as better than the Sharps. A number of the Starrs were issued for service in the West, primarily to the following Union cavalry regiments: 1st Ark., 5th Kansas, 11th Missouri and 24th N.Y.
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 day- no questions asked return period for refund of price paid for gun. (Not including shipping or credit card charges). Call or email with any questions or for more pictures. Guns are antique and should not be fired without examination by gunsmith. $50 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 limited. Notify me if you want it. You can send 20% down- balance in 90 days for installment payment plan. No refunds on installment plans. I have shipped to Norway (long gun w/fragile stock) see feedback, England (Winchester1876, Rem. Dbl. Derr.), Northern Ireland, France, Australia 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.