Massachusetts Contract Peabody Rifle
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
- Date / Time :
- May 03, 2014 10:00AM
Massachusetts Contract Peabody Rifle, c. 1872, serial number 2125, walnut stock with steel fittings, sling swivel plate marked MASS/2125, left side of the receiver marked PEABODY'S PATENT/JULY 22, 1862/MAN'F'D BY PROVIDENCE TOOL CO./PROV. R.I., blued steel barrel, and steel cleaning rod, barrel lg. 33, overall lg. 51 3/4 in.
Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Overall in very good condition with some dings in stock, barrel still fairly bright blueing, some light patina on steel parts.
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