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"Queen Anne" Screw-Barrel Carbine

ca. 2015
Origin: United States, Illinois, Sidney
Overall: 39 3/4" Height: 6 3/4"
Walnut, iron, steel and silver.
Gift of Tamara Mitchell
Acc. No. 2016-182 (R)
Reproduction of 1960-745. Coaching or horseman's screw-barrel carbine built in a manner identical to the "Queen Anne" pistols of the day. Integrally forged lock, breech and grip strap. Plain buttstock with comb, silver wristplate and steel buttplate. Cannon-muzzle barrel joined to the frame by a removable ring and slide-bar mechanism, which functions like a "universal joint" when loading the carbine.