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Burnside Fifth Model Carbine

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Burnside Fifth Model Carbine, c. 1863-65, walnut stock with double cartouche and walnut forend, serial number on frame and block 38276, steel frame marked BURNSIDE'S PATENT/MARCH 25TH, 1856, and on top of the barrel CAST STEEL. 1864, has pivoting block and side screw on the right side of the frame, barrel lg. 21, overall lg. 39 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Stock has some dings and nicks, steel parts are a light plum color.


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 frame, steel parts