A Civil War Model 1860 Spencer Repeating Rifle. 47” overall, 30” .52 calibre barrel retained with three bands, with 6 groove rifling and ladder rear sight graduated to 900 yards. SL inspector’s mark on breach [Samuel Leonard]. Knox form engraved ‘SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE PAT. D MARCH 6th 1860’ numbered on the breech 3410. Under lever action, 7 shot tubular magazine in butt with back action lock. Two piece oiled walnut stock with faint cartouche on left hand side.
An early issue Civil War rifle in very good condition with much finish.