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U.S. Hall-North Breechloading Percussion Carbine, Model 1840, Type 1

U.S. Hall-North Breechloading Percussion Carbine, Model 1840, Type 1

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Object Name
carbine
carbine, percussion
date made
1840
associated date
1840
licensee
Hall, John H.
maker
North, Simeon
place made
United States
Measurements
overall, carbine: 39 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 100.965 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
AF.247481
catalog number
247481
accession number
47226
serial number
75
Credit Line
War Department
subject
Firearms
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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