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Model 1842 Springfield Rifle-musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Model 1842 Springfield Rifle-musket, c. 1853, walnut stock stamped with a small D/10 on top of comb, steel lockplate marked with an eagle over US, and SPRING/FIELD/1853 on the rear, steel barrel has V/P over an eagle, and D/10 on the breech, barrel has long-range rear sight, and steel bands, ramrod has cupped end, barrel lg. 42, overall lg. 57 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Stock has some light dings but is in good condition, steel parts have some light patina but also 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 lockplate, United States, steel barrel, steel bands, steel parts