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Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-musket with Bayonet and Scabbard

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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

Description:

Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-musket with Bayonet and Scabbard, c. 1864, walnut stock with cartouche marks on the left side, and a white painted I 20 also on the right side of the butt, tail of the lockplate dated 1864 and marked U.S./TRENTON in front of the hammer, barrel dated 1864 with proof marks and NJ, steel fittings, bayonet in brass-tipped leather scabbard, barrel lg. 40, overall lg. 55 1/2 in.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Estimate $700-900

Walnut stock with somne dings, nicks, and a few small cracks near wrist, steel parts have some scattered patina and a few pits, scabbard 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

United States, steel fittings, M. Prudence Fleck, Peter F. Frazier, steel parts