10-30-2015 10-30-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2856M Marlborough
October 30, 2015 4:00PMCalender
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Roper Revolving Shotgun

 
Auction: Sale #2856M - 2856M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Roper Revolving Shotgun, c. 1867-68, serial number 810, 16 gauge, walnut stock and fore-end, pewter nose cap, and steel buttplate, marked on the hinge door ROPER REPEATING RIFLE CO/AMHERST, MASS./PATENTED APRIL 10. 1866, overall lg. 45 3/8 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Stock has some dings and nicks and a small repair above the triggerguard, some patina on the steel parts.


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