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"Suzon", Painted Papier-Mâché Milliner's Head ( French, circa 1800)~Image © Cowan's Auctions

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Sharps New Model 1859 Rifle with Possible Berdan's Sharpshooters Affiliation, 52 caliber, 30" barrel, serial number 56239. Walnut stock and forearm. Serial number research proves this gun was possibly in Hiram Berdan's regiment of sharpshooters. 2,000 of these guns were issued to this regiment within the 54000 - 57567 serial number range.