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SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE WITH LATER ADDED DECORATIVE INDIAN TACKS - .56-56 caliber, 20" barrel, serial number 102608. Top of receiver stamped Spencer Repeating Rifle Co. Boston, Mass Patented March 6th, 1860.

SPENCER REPEATING RIFLE WITH LATER ADDED DECORATIVE INDIAN TACKS - .56-56 caliber, 20" barrel, serial number 102608. Top of receiver stamped Spencer Repeating Rifle Co. Boston, Mass Patented March 6th, 1860.

The Spencer repeating rifle was a manually operated lever-action, repeating rifle fed from a tube magazine with cartridges. It was adopted by the Union army, especially by the cavalry, during the American Civil War, but did not really replace the standard issue muzzle-loading rifled muskets in use at the time. The Spencer carbine was a shorter and lighter version of the Spencer repeating rifle.

The Spencer repeating rifle was a manually operated lever-action, repeating rifle fed from a tube magazine with cartridges. It was adopted by the Union army, especially by the cavalry, during the American Civil War, but did not really replace the standard issue muzzle-loading rifled muskets in use at the time. The Spencer carbine was a shorter and lighter version of the Spencer repeating rifle.

www.pinterest.com/1895gunner/  Spencer repeating rifles were designed in 1860 and saw some civil war action. The smaller carbine as we see in this illustration, was a popular gun in the early west. The original design was completed by Christopher Spencer

www.pinterest.com/1895gunner/ Spencer repeating rifles were designed in 1860 and saw some civil war action. The smaller carbine as we see in this illustration, was a popular gun in the early west. The original design was completed by Christopher Spencer

The Spencer repeating rifle was a manually operated lever-action, repeating rifle fed from a tube magazine with cartridges. It was adopted by the Union Army, especially by the cavalry, during the American Civil War, but did not replace the standard issue muzzle-loading rifled muskets in use at the time. The Spencer carbine was a shorter and lighter version.

The Spencer repeating rifle was a manually operated lever-action, repeating rifle fed from a tube magazine with cartridges. It was adopted by the Union Army, especially by the cavalry, during the American Civil War, but did not replace the standard issue muzzle-loading rifled muskets in use at the time. The Spencer carbine was a shorter and lighter version.

Best spencer repeating rifle image, Thornton Brook 2017-03-02

Best spencer repeating rifle image, Thornton Brook 2017-03-02

The Spencer repeating rifle put an unheard-of amount of firepower into the hands of the few Union soldiers who wielded them

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The Spencer repeating rifle put an unheard-of amount of firepower into the hands of the few Union soldiers who wielded them

Spencer repeating rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Spencer repeating rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Spencer repeating rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Spencer repeating rifle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1860 spencer repeating rifle

1860 spencer repeating rifle

Fine example of an Indian War refurbished Civil War Model 1860 Spencer Repeating Carbine by Springfield, .50 cal. Blade front and folding ladder rear sights, with "SPENCER REPEATING-/RIFLE CO. BOSTON MASS./PAT'D MARCH.6. 1860." on top of the frame, with a short saddle ring bar and single letter proofs on a number of parts.  The Spencer repeating rifle was first adopted by the United States Navy.

Fine example of an Indian War refurbished Civil War Model 1860 Spencer Repeating Carbine by Springfield, .50 cal. Blade front and folding ladder rear sights, with "SPENCER REPEATING-/RIFLE CO. BOSTON MASS./PAT'D MARCH.6. 1860." on top of the frame, with a short saddle ring bar and single letter proofs on a number of parts. The Spencer repeating rifle was first adopted by the United States Navy.

Spencer Repeating Rifle .56  http://milpas.cc/rifles/ZFiles/United%20States%20Rifles/SPENCER%20CIVIL%20WAR%20CARBINE/imageQ2T.JPG

Spencer Repeating Rifle .56 http://milpas.cc/rifles/ZFiles/United%20States%20Rifles/SPENCER%20CIVIL%20WAR%20CARBINE/imageQ2T.JPG

Spencer repeating rifle - Wikipedia

Spencer repeating rifle - Wikipedia

Christopher Miner Spencer - American inventor, from Manchester, Connecticut, who invented the Spencer repeating rifle, one of the earliest models of lever-action rifle, a steam powered "horseless carriage", and several other inventions. He developed the first fully automatic turret lathe, which in its small- to medium-sized form is also known as a screw machine.

Christopher Miner Spencer - American inventor, from Manchester, Connecticut, who invented the Spencer repeating rifle, one of the earliest models of lever-action rifle, a steam powered "horseless carriage", and several other inventions. He developed the first fully automatic turret lathe, which in its small- to medium-sized form is also known as a screw machine.

Spencer lever action repeating rifle - patented by Christopher Spencer in 1860, the same year as the Henry Rifle, the Spencer Rifle became a staple of civil war troops after it went into production in 1863.  After the war, the struggling company was purchased by Winchester in a move to eliminate competition for the Henry Rifle and subsequent Winchester lever action models.

Spencer lever action repeating rifle - patented by Christopher Spencer in 1860, the same year as the Henry Rifle, the Spencer Rifle became a staple of civil war troops after it went into production in 1863. After the war, the struggling company was purchased by Winchester in a move to eliminate competition for the Henry Rifle and subsequent Winchester lever action models.