Overall: 37 in. ( 94 cm )
Part (barrel): 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm)
stamped: center lockplate: "J.H. MERRILL BALTO./PAT. JULY 1858/APL 9 MAY 21-28 61"; with eagle mark also in center; "B" (probably gov't nspector mark); tail: "1863"
stamped: breech lever: "J.H. MERRILL BALTO./PAT. JULY 1858"; and "14548"
Wood, iron, steel, and brass percussion carbine; brass furniture; stamped marks forward of hammer and at tail of lockplate, barrel tang, trigger guard, rear sight, tang of buttplate, and breech lever; stamped proofs at breech end of barrel; stamped cartouche on left side of stock.
Gift of Charles MacCauley
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