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Remington 1863 Percussion Contract Rifle

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Remington 1863 Percussion Contract Rifle, c. 1863, walnut stock with cartouches on the left side, brass fittings, lock dated "1863" on the tail, with an eagle over "U.S.," and "REMINGTONS/ILION, N.Y.," barrel breech marked "1863, VP" over an eagle, and "STEEL," barrel lg. 33, overall lg. 49 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Stock has a few light dings and nicks, barrel retains 80% of the brown finish, and the lock functions properly.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

United States, E. Remington and Sons, Lock, Rifle