Premier Firearms Auction
May 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2022
Our first premier auction of 2022! This event hosts collections from across the country and brings them under one roof for an amazing multi-day auction!
This is an incredible opportunity to add rare and desirable firearms & militaria to your collection.
POTENTIAL INDIAN CAPTURE 1873 CARBINE, S# 19657.
Carbine is in the standard configuration. This carbine has the look & condition of so many Indian captured firearms. There is a lg. file of copies of letters & research, including a tag stating “This Rifle Was Found On The Custer Battlefield… After The Battle By Wrapped Hair, Cheyenne… It Was Purchased From Him By Edgar Weber… 1918.” Weber was a clerk at the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Tongue River. There are several identified guns in the 19,000 S# range, including 19714, which is in the Springfield Armory Museum carried by Sgt. Alexander Brown, Co. G, 7th Cavalry. This carbine has long collection history & has the overall aesthetic expected in a captured carbine.