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Model 1863 Springfield Rifle-musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Model 1863 Springfield Rifle-musket, c. 1864, walnut stock with very light cartouche marks, steel fittings, lock dated 1864 and marked U.S./SPRINGFIELD, steel barrel has proofmarks at breech and an illegible date, barrel lg. 40, overall lg. 56 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Some dings and nicks on stock, steel parts and fittings have a light patina appropriate to their age, and some light pitting on 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

steel fittings, United States, steel barrel, steel parts