14-172 Smith Carbine
Guns International #: 100451031 Seller's Inventory #: 14-72
Category: Antique Rifles - Percussion - Civil War Carbines
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Seller: Harley Wood
Company: Collectible Firearms Shop
Member Since: 5/21/13
Country: United States
Phone: (305) 968-0106
Number of Active Listings: 8
Total Number of Listings: 1100
Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: check, credit card
Smith Carbine. Made by American Machine Works, Springfield, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Arms Co. 1861-35. Totally quantity estimated over 30,000. 50 caliber, percussion, breechloader. Single shot, loaded by depressing the latch ahead of the trigger which releases barrel allowing it to pivot downward giving the appearance of folding in half. 21-5/8” round barrel, octagonal to rear of barrel band. Iron mountings; standard finish blued, with casehardened breech. Walnut stocks. Sling ring mounted on left side of the breech; early carbines by Mass. Arms Co. (only) under serial range 11000 (August, 1863) with sling swivels on barrel band and lower butt. On left side of the breech: ADDRESS/POULTNEY & TRIMBLE BALTIMORE, U.S.A. AND SMITH’S PATENT/JUNE 23 1857, and also the 3-line markings of the contractors; either: made in significant quantity, the smith was patented by Gilbert Smith, Buttermilk Falls, New York, and agents were Thomas Poultney and D.B. Trimble, Baltimore. Almost the entire production was purchased by the government. This gun is #21154, numbers match. Smith is in excellent condition.
Condition : Excellent with 95 % of the original blue finish on barrel and release mechanism and 60% case colors, wood is fine+. With a few dents and dings here and there, bore is excellent with all of rifling and shiny, apparently was issued and used a little bit to show a little wear, but still in ex condition. Works great mechanically. A real nice Smith carbine. (14-72)
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. 3 day- no questions asked return period for refund of price paid for gun. Call or email with any questions or for more pictures. Guns are antique and should not be fired without examination by gunsmith. $40 shipping and ins. for long guns, $30 for hand guns to lower 48 states, about $50 to most foreign countries. 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 and France. 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.