SCARCE CIVIL WAR U.S. CONTRACT NAVY INSPECTED STARR PERCUSSION .54 CAL. CAVALRY CARBINE CIRCA 1862.
Guns International #: 101587705 Seller's Inventory #: 28420
Category: Civil War Carbines - Military Rifles - US
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Seller: David Condon, Inc.
Company: David Condon, Inc.
Member Since: 9/24/08
First Name: Britton
Last Name: Condon
Country: United States
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SCARCE CIVIL WAR U.S. CONTRACT NAVY INSPECTED STARR PERCUSSION .54 CAL. CAVALRY CARBINE CIRCA 1862. 21” round barrel with factory front and rear sights. 100% original to the last screw and in very nice condition. Lock plate stamped “STARR ARMS CO./YONKERS, N.Y.”. Upper tang stamped “STARR’S PATENT/SEPT 14TH, 1858”. Fully U.S. Ordnance inspected with barrel stamped “LAB” at the left breech for LT. COMMANDER LESTER A. BEARDSLEE who also inspected Starr Navy revolvers. Stock stamped behind the sling ring with a visible but illegible Ordnance Inspector’s cartouche. Original saddle ring. Nice patina overall with crisp markings. Original finish on the stock and forend. Working order and excellent bore with well defined rifling. $2900. Navy Commander Dahlgren U.S. Navy found the Starr Carbine tested by the Navy highly acceptable and requested additional purchases for further testing-number unknown.