I held carbine 42685 today. Brown gun, looks like it had a couple of sword hits. Long wrist I think. 3 position tumbler, Correct early hammer and correct sight with no markings on the left side. Looks like it also took some tiny shrapnel hits - smaller than 9 shot. Also, looks like a somewhat primitive 5 point star not deeply cut into the stock. A very interesting piece.
Certainly Custer era. Anyone have any notes on this one?
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