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Auction 2724M

May 3, 2014 10:00AM

05-03-2014 05-03-2014

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Lots

Early American Artillery Sighting Instrument

Early American Artillery Sighting Instrument

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Early American Artillery Sighting Instrument, c. early 19th century, round brass plate with scale and level, with two standing sights, square brass shaft, beveled on one side and marked WM. More ...

Signal Gun

Signal Gun

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Signal Gun, c. 19th century, wooden carriage with double trail and iron fittings, small iron barrel with vent hole in the breech, ht. 17, wd. 27, lg. 24 in. More ...

Artillery Grease Buckets

Artillery Grease Buckets

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$369$300

Artillery Grease Buckets, c. 1861-65, an iron grease bucket with handle, and a grease bucket with chain and lid, ht. 9 in. More ...

Four Civil War Inert Artillery Projectiles

Four Civil War Inert Artillery Projectiles

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$738$600

Four Civil War Inert Artillery Projectiles, c. 1861-65, a 6-pound spherical shell with fuse, a 12-pound spherical shell with fuse, a 12-pound spherical shot, and a 3-inch shell with schenkl-marked More ...

U.S. 2.9-inch Hotchkiss Canister Round

U.S. 2.9-inch Hotchkiss Canister Round

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

U.S. 2.9-inch Hotchkiss Canister Round, c. 1862-65, lead sabot cup marked HOTCHKISS/3 IN/JAN'Y 7/1862, soldered side seam with top crimped over an iron disc, ht. 8 1/8, dia. 2 15/16 in. More ...

24-pound Wooden Cannon Rammer

24-pound Wooden Cannon Rammer

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$431$350

24-pound Wooden Cannon Rammer, c. mid to late 19th century, green-painted wooden ramrod with rammer-head, overall lg. 128 in. More ...

Three G.W. Funt Model Cannons, a Limber and Caisson, and a Battery Wagon

Three G.W. Funt Model Cannons, a Limber and Caisson, and a Battery Wagon

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Three G.W. Funt Model Cannons, a Limber and Caisson, and a Battery Wagon, c. late 20th century, a 10-pound Parrott Rifle with implements, a bronze 12-pound Napoleon with implements, a 3-in. ordnance More ...

Group of Civil War Artillery Fuses, Bullet Molds, and Cartridges

Group of Civil War Artillery Fuses, Bullet Molds, and Cartridges

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$861$700

Group of Civil War Artillery Fuses, Bullet Molds, and Cartridges, c. 1861-65, seven packs of artillery fuses, friction primers, musket and pistol caps, a port fire fuse, a Colt .44 caliber bullet More ...

Group of Artillery Projectiles

Group of Artillery Projectiles

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$615$500

Group of Artillery Projectiles, c. mid to late 19th century, iron round balls, canister shot, an empty canister shot with wooden sabot, a 3-inch absterdam, and others. Provenance: From the More ...

Group of Civil War Artillery Objects

Group of Civil War Artillery Objects

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$923$750

Group of Civil War Artillery Objects, c. 1861-65, a wooden sponge-and-rammer, an iron sponge bucket with cover and chain, a leather padded pole cap, and two leather carbine sockets. Provenance: More ...

U.S. Six Pounder Canister Shot

U.S. Six Pounder Canister Shot

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

U.S. Six Pounder Canister Shot, c. 1861-65, wooden sabot with two rings, soldered tin casing crimped over an iron disc, ht. 6 3/4, dia. 3 1/2 in. Provenance: From the collection of the late More ...

U.S. Model 1838 Alger Coehorn Mortar

U.S. Model 1838 Alger Coehorn Mortar

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

U.S. Model 1838 Alger Coehorn Mortar, c. 1863, bronze tube with muzzle marked C.A. & Co./172 LBS/1863/T.J.R./No. 39, with 1404 marked above right trunnion, lg. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

U.S. Model 1838 Ames Coehorn Mortar

U.S. Model 1838 Ames Coehorn Mortar

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$19,680$16,000

U.S. Model 1838 Ames Coehorn Mortar, c. 1865, bronze tube with muzzle marked A.M. Co./No. 219/1865/164, with 288 marked just above the left trunnion, lg. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: Deaccessioned More ...

French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol

French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol, c. 1779, walnut stock with brass frame marked St Etienne below a crown over an L, steel barrel has light proofmarks near the breech, and the date of 79, steel More ...

French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol

French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

French Model 1777 Flintlock Pistol, c. 1781, walnut stock marked A/31, with brass frame marked Mauberge below an A, steel barrel marked near breech with an A/31, and the date 81, steel belt hook on More ...

British Flintlock Holster Pistol

British Flintlock Holster Pistol

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

British Flintlock Holster Pistol, c. late 18th century, walnut stock with engraved brass fittings, two-screw lockplate engraved with script Gill below pan, sideplate engraved with a panoply of arms, More ...

Manton Boxlock Flintlock Pistol

Manton Boxlock Flintlock Pistol

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$923$750

Manton Boxlock Flintlock Pistol, c. late 18th/early 19th century, checkered walnut grip with small silver engraved escutcheon plate, left side of frame marked JNO MANTON & SON on a banner below a More ...

English Percussion Pistol by Brander

English Percussion Pistol by Brander

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$984$800

English Percussion Pistol by Brander, c. early 19th century, carved walnut stock with silver fittings and inlays, proofmarked on the tail of the triggerguard, steel lockplate engraved Brander with More ...

Boxlock Double-barrel Percussion Pistol with Bayonet

Boxlock Double-barrel Percussion Pistol with Bayonet

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$523$425

Boxlock Double-barrel Percussion Pistol with Bayonet, c. mid-19th century, walnut checkered grip with foliate designs near lock, both sides of lockplate engraved, with Liege proofmark on left side More ...

Ottoman-style Rat Tail Miquelete Lock Pistol

Ottoman-style Rat Tail Miquelete Lock Pistol

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$400$325

Ottoman-style Rat Tail Miquelete Lock Pistol, c. early 19th century, ornately engraved brass stocks with steel miquelete lock and steel barrel, barrel lg. 12 1/4, overall lg. 20 1/2 in. More ...

Cased Paterson Number Two, Fifth Model Ehlers Pocket Revolver

Cased Paterson Number Two, Fifth Model Ehlers Pocket Revolver

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

Cased Paterson Number Two, Fifth Model Ehlers Pocket Revolver, c. 1840-43, serial number 420, all matching numbers, walnut grips, steel frame with drop-down trigger with serial number, cylinder with More ...

Allen & Thurber Six-shot Pepperbox Pistol

Allen & Thurber Six-shot Pepperbox Pistol

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$615$500

Allen & Thurber Six-shot Pepperbox Pistol, c. 1845, walnut grips with engraved steel frame and nipple shield, hammer marked ALLEN'S PATENT/1845, fluted barrel marked ALLEN & THURBER WORCESTER, More ...

U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$677$550

U.S. Model 1842 Percussion Pistol, c. 1846, walnut stock with two cartouche marks on the left side, brass fittings, lock plate marked US/H.ASTON, with the tail of the plate marked MIDDTN/CONN/1846, More ...

Colt Third Model Dragoon

Colt Third Model Dragoon

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Colt Third Model Dragoon, c. 1860, serial number 18819, all matching but wedge which is marked 7060, walnut grips with brass triggerguard and backstrap, left side of frame marked COLTS/PATENT, More ...

Colt 1860 Army Revolver

Colt 1860 Army Revolver

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Colt 1860 Army Revolver, c. 1862, serial number 55110, all matching numbers, frame cut for a shoulder stock, marked on top of barrel ADDRESS COL. SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA, walnut grips with a More ...

Remington New Model Army Revolver

Remington New Model Army Revolver

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$861$700

Remington New Model Army Revolver, c. 1863-75, serial number 68480, walnut grips, brass triggerguard, marked on top of the barrel PATENTED SEPT. 14. 1858/E. REMINGTON & SONS, ILION NEWYORK.U.S./NEW More ...

Colt Second Model Dragoon

Colt Second Model Dragoon

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Colt Second Model Dragoon, c. early 1850s, serial number 10135, all matching numbers including wedge, brass triggerguard and backstrap, left side of steel frame marked COLTS/PATENT, top of barrel More ...

Savage Navy Model Revolver

Savage Navy Model Revolver

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Savage Navy Model Revolver, c. 1861-65, walnut grips with light cartouche on left side, top of frame marked SAVAGE R.F.A. CO./H.S. NORTH PATENTED JUNE 17, 1856/JAN. 18, 1859, MAY 15, 1860., barrel More ...

Martially Marked Colt Third Model Dragoon Revolver

Martially Marked Colt Third Model Dragoon Revolver

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Martially Marked Colt Third Model Dragoon Revolver, c. 1852, serial number 12151 with all matching numbers, walnut one-piece grip with silver-plated brass backstrap and trigger guard, steel frame More ...

Starr Arms Double Action Model 1858 Army Revolver

Starr Arms Double Action Model 1858 Army Revolver

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Starr Arms Double Action Model 1858 Army Revolver, c. late 1850s/early 1860s, serial number 14780, walnut grips with a cartouche on each side, marked on right side of frame STARRS PATENT JAN. 15. More ...