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Starr Percussion Carbine

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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

Description:

Starr Percussion Carbine, c. 1862-65, walnut stock with light cartouche and ring on left side, brass buttplate and barrel band, steel lock marked STARR ARMS Co/YONKERS, NY, barrel marked the same, breech marked STARR'S PATENT/SEPT. 14th 1858, barrel lg. 21, overall lg. 37 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Stock has dings and nicks, and a very light crack near the comb, very little finish left on lock and breech.


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

STARR ARMS Co, steel lock