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French An IX Dragoon Musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
171
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

French An IX Dragoon Musket, c. early 19th century, figured-walnut stock with brass and steel fittings, lightly marked lockplate with brass pan, steel barrel marked MD at breech, barrel lg. 40 1/2, overall lg. 56 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Gerald Stowe, former curator of arms and armor at the West Point Museum.
Estimate $1,600-1,800

Stock has a few nicks, but gun is in very 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

steel barrel, steel fittings, curator, West Point Museum, Gerald Stowe