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Burnside Contract Model 1865 Spencer Repeating Carbine, .52 caliber, serial number 32550 to rear of the frame near the hammer. Top flat of receiver marked "MODEL/1865/SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE/PAT'D MARCH 6, 1860/MANUF 'D AT PROV. R. I./BY BURNSIDE RIFLE Co." butt plate tang with "W" inspector mark, top of butt stock near butt plate tang with "J.H.C" inspector mark, left side of hammer with "O" inspector marks, left side of frame near hammer with "P" inspector mark, patch box with "B" inspector mark, faded inspector cartouches to left side of butt stock behind sling bar and underside of forearm. Walnut stocks, round barrel, iron furniture, slightly curved butt plate with patchbox, modified raised brass blade front sight and rear sight with sliding "V" notch elevation bar, sling bar and ring mounted on the left side of the receiver, single sling swivel at the bottom of butt stock. Barrel length: 20". Overall length: 37. Manufactured in 1865. Condition: Overall good condition. Action holds at half and full cock. Dings to stocks with 1/4" gouge to left side of butt stock. Minute losses to stocks, primarily to forearm near barrel band, wrist near sling bar, and butt stock near butt plate. Dings and some pitting to metal, primarily to end of barrel, trigger guard, sling ring, and butt plate. Some rusting to rear sight and sling swivel. Bore is dirty with visible rifling.