Burnside Civil War 2nd Model Carbine
- Licensing Category: Antique
Sn 1233 is a seldom encountered 2nd Model Burnside carbine. This series of carbines are named after the U.S. General Ambrose Burnside. This carbine is seldom found on the Canadian market in any condtiion. This piece was built without a forestock. All matching numbers. The bore rates as bright very good with sound rifling. The overall finish is brown petina with scattered light pitting and staining. Clear markings. The stock is sound but shows no marki. Mechanically sound ,this model saw extended service with many Eastern Units in the early stages of the civil war. For reference see Flayderman 9B-043. A very scarce carbine regardless of the condition.