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Conversion New England Fowler

Auction:
2886M
Lot:
676
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Discovery - 2886M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 10, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Conversion New England Fowler, c. late 18th century, cherry stock (sanded, and cut to half stock length) with brass triggerguard, wrist plate, and buttplate (broken), percussion lock marked "GOLCHER," barrel with proof marks near the breech, sight, and bayonet lug, barrel lg. 46, overall lg. 61 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Some damage to the stock, buttplate broken, the sideplate is missing, and lock is loose 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

Bayonet lug, Firearm actions, Lock

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