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Model 1853 British Enfield Rifle-Musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$984$800

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

Description:

Model 1853 British Enfield Rifle-Musket, c. 1863, walnut stock with brass buttplate, triggerguard, and nosecap, lockplate dated 1862, and marked at rear of plate with an eagle over a shield, breech has proofmarks and 25, missing sight, barrel lg. 39, overall lg. 55 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has some dings and nicks, steel parts have some patina and pitting around nipple, missing sight.


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.

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