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British Model 1799 Elliot Carbine, Bayonet, and Scabbard

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

British Model 1799 Elliot Carbine, Bayonet, and Scabbard, walnut stock with a storekeeper's stamp on the right side of the butt, and a TG on the left side behind the sideplate, with a steel sling bar, and a VII carved into the stock near the triggerguard, brass buttplate, triggerguard, sideplate, ramrod pipes, and nose cap, steel ramrod, lockplate marked TOWER with a crown and GR and a crowned broad arrow mark, steel bayonet with scabbard spring marked S. HILL with a crown over and 8 and a B, leather scabbard with brass fittings, barrel lg. 28, overall lg. 43 1/2 in.

Note: From the collection of Gerald Stowe, former curator of arms and armor at the West Point Museum.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Stock has some dings and nicks, brass and steel fittings have patina appropriate to their age, sling bar missing its front screw, gun is in overall good condition.


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

storekeeper, steel sling bar, steel ramrod, steel bayonet, curator, Gerald Stowe, West Point Museum, steel fittings