Maynard Second Model Carbine "Model 1863"

Description (Brief)
The Maynard carbine, designed by Army dentist and inventor Dr. Edward Maynard, is a .50-caliber percussion breechloader. The First Model was fitted with the Maynard tape primer mechanism. This Second Model Maynard has no patchbox or tape primer mechanism.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
carbine
carbine, percussion
date made
ca 1863
patentee
Maynard, Edward
licensee
Maynard, E.
maker
Massachusetts Arms Company
Measurements
overall, carbine: 36 1/2 in x 1 3/4 in; 92.71 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
AF*32688
catalog number
32688
accession number
69413
serial number
11199
subject
Firearms
Military
Civil War
event
Civil War
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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