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British Enfield Musket with Sling, Bayonet, and Scabbard

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
212
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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

Description:

British Enfield Musket with Sling, Bayonet, and Scabbard, c. 1862, walnut stock marked on the butt BIRMINGHAM/SMALL ARMS TRADE, brass buttplate and nose
cap, and steel fittings, tail of the lockplate marked with a crown, and 1862/TOWER in front of the hammer, barrel has proofmarks and two 25 markings near the breech, no markings on the bayonet, and a leather sling, barrel lg. 39, overall lg. 55 1/4 in.

Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Estimate $600-800

Overall in good condition, stock has a few dings and some light patina on steel parts, leather sling in 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

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