Gwyn and Campbell Type I Carbine, c. 1863-64, serial number 2834, walnut stock, marked on right side of lockplate GWYN & CAMPBELL/PATENT/1862/HAMILTON. O., and on frame UNION/RIFLE, octagonal to round barrel with adjustable leaf sight, barrel lg. 20, overall lg. 39 in.
Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Stock has some dings and nicks, steel parts have some patina and light pits.
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