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  • Writer's pictureT. Logan Metesh

Starr Model 1865 Rimfire Carbine

Poor research from Major Hagner doomed the percussion Starr carbines during the Civil War, but Starr didn’t let it get him down. In 1865, he created a .52 caliber rimfire version, of which this is the prototype.

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This gun will be available in the May 2021 sale from Lewis & Grant Auctions. Visit for more info.

UPDATE: Sold for $5,462.50 including 15% buyer's premium.

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