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Old 09-28-2020, 04:20 PM
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Found this bullet in the same hole that I found a carved 3 ringer. It is .50 cal. It looks close to a sharps carbine, but the rings don't match. Is it a sharps variant? Thoughts?
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Old 09-29-2020, 07:57 PM
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I really feel like your bullet is post civil war. Look closely at the rings and see if it looks like there are lines in there. If so, that form of loading didn't come about until around the 1880's if I remember correctly. But give me some exact measurements and cal. and I will keep looking.
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I believe that you dug a .52 caliber Joslyn Carbine.

It is a civil war era bullet.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:20 PM
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Definitely a period carbine, believe Waterhead is correct with a 52 Joslyn
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Old 10-06-2020, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Waterhead View post
I believe that you dug a .52 caliber Joslyn Carbine.

It is a civil war era bullet.
I agree with the Josyln. Thanks for the I.D.

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