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Catalog Number 8241-163
Title Carbine, Percussion, Starr Arms Company
Object Name Carbine
Description Single shot, .54 Cal., percussion carbine. Single round rifled bore barrel. Wood half stock. Iron alloy lock mechanism. Copper alloy barrel band and butt plate. Military issue. "11499" on breechblock.
Date 1862-1865
Year Range from 1862
Year Range to 1865
Culture American
Material iron alloy, wood, copper alloy
Made Starr Arms Co.
Place of Origin USA: New York, Younkers
Makers mark "11499" on breech block
"Starr Arms Co. Yonkers, N.Y." on lock plate and on top of barrel
"Starr's Patent Sept. 14th 1858" on tang
US Inspector's cartouche on stock
Height (in) 7
Length (in) 38
Credit line Walter J. Charnley Collection, Omaha (Douglas), Nebraska
Collection Charnley, Walter J.