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Model 1861 Springfield Rifle Musket

Auction:
2856M
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Model 1861 Springfield Rifle Musket, c. 1862, walnut stock with the letters N.C. and C S A stamped on the left side of the stock near the lock screws, also has a carved M.M, lockplate marked 1862, U.S./SPRINGFIELD, steel fittings, and a steel barrel with proof marks near the breech, barrel lg. 40, overall lg. 56 3/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Stock has a few dings and nicks, action functions properly, and some light patina on the steel parts.


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, Bolt-action rifles, Musket, Muzzleloaders, Rifled muskets, Springfield Model, Springfield rifle