A rare antique American Civil War US Palmer Bolt Action Cavalry Carbine made by E.G.Lamson and company Windsor Vermont. .50 Rimfire Caliber. 20 inch round barrel. Length 95cm. In very good condition.


Recognized as the first Bolt action metallic cartridge system arm adopted for issue by the U.S. Ordinance. Only 1001 made. Fine stock with clear inpsector's mark. Lock marked: 1865, U.S. E.G. LAMSON & Co WINDSOR VT. Receiver marked: Wm. PALMER, PATENT, DEC. 22 1863. Several clear inspector markings on Barrel, mounts etc. Bolt period been altered to also except centerfire cartidges.