U.S. Springfield Model 1855 Pistol-Carbine with Appropriate Detachable
Shoulder Stock, Very Good Barrel Markings & Rifling; Roll of Maynard Caps
Date/Period: Marked 1855
Measurement: .58 Caliber Rifled Bore… 12” round barrel, faceted breech
Overall length of pistol: 17.75” , overall, with stock attached.
Condition: Excellent, all metal parts cleaned bright; stock cleaned; buttstock is period
however numbers not matching. Action is tight and smooth, excellent rifling.
Additional Information: Standard configuration rifled with three lands and grooves; 12"
barrel with rear two-leaf sight on tang; leaves marked 1, 2, 3 and 4, V/P eagle proofs on
left flat of barrel; also dated on tang 1855. Lockplate dated in rear of lock 1855,
Maynard primer door displays a beautiful crisp eagle; forward of door is the standard
U.S. SPRINGFIELD mark. Captive rammer and sling loop on the band, butt of the pistol
and toe of the stock. The heel of the brass buttplate is stamped US. Stock is sound. A
very attractive example with roll of original Maynard caps.