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Burnside Fourth Model Carbine

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Burnside Fourth Model Carbine, c. 1862, walnut stock and forend, serial number on frame 10499, and 12892 on pivoting block, steel barrel marked CAST STEEL. 1862, marked on top of frame BURNSIDE'S PATENT/MARCH 25TH, 1856, and on side of lockplate BURNSIDE RIFLE CO./PROVIDENCE=R.I., barrel lg. 21, overall lg. 39 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Some dings and nicks in stock and forend, steel parts have patina appropriate to their age.


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, Rhode Island, steel parts