Civil War era Parts or Project Burnside Rifle Company Model 1864 Breech-Loading Percussion Carbine, .54 caliber, serial number 11150, all visible numbers matching. Missing breech mechanism. Top of receiver marked "Burnside Patent/Model of 1864," lock plate marked "Burnside Rifle Co./Providence R.I.," inspectors marks to underside of barrel, rear sight, right side of leading chamber, hammer, and other components. Walnut butt stock, round barrel, slightly curved butt plate, checkered hammer, steel front sight blade and a folding two-leaf rear sight, 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 – 39 3/4". Manufactured between 1863 and 1865. Includes one (1) leather carbine socket with a metal buckle, stamped "GB" to strap. 2 3/4" dia. Provenance: Private Maryville, TN collection. CONDITION: Breech mechanism, trigger guard, and forearm are not present. Dings to stocks. Visible rifling to bore. Cracking to leather.
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