Model 1840 Hall Carbine Type 1 by S. North
.52 caliber, 21" octagonal-to-round barrel. Top of breech block marked U.S. / S. North Middltn Conn 1840. Has the rare elbow lever. 500 total production, delivered in 1840. Walnut stock.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
Barrel, receiver, bands and triggerguard are brown with an old coat of shellac to protect the metal. Breechblock has been lightly cleaned to bright with some light scattered pitting. Stock with some nicks and dings. Bore is good with sharp rifling and some pitting. Overall very good and seldom seen rare carbine.