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Model 1903 Springfield Rifle, Sight Covers, and Sling

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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

Description:

Model 1903 Springfield Rifle, Sight Covers, and Sling, c. 1915, serial number 620743, walnut stock with J.S.A. stamped on the left side, a circle P below the triggerguard, as well as a 15, receiver marked U.S./SPRINGFIELD/ARMORY/MODEL 1903./620743, barrel marked with an ordnance bomb over 12-15, CONROY sight covers, and a ROCK ISLAND/ARSENAL-marked sling, with its original purchase document from the Harlington, Texas, Ordnance Depot dated February 5, 1917 for Captain F.W. Murray, Jr., 69th New York Infantry, overall lg. 43 1/2 in.

Provenance: By family descent to the consignor.

Note: FFL.




Estimate $1,000-1,500

In excellent condition with a few light dings in the stock.


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, Ordnance Depot, 69th New York Infantry, F.W. Murray , Jr.