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British Model 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1179
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2908T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

British Model 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket, c. 1862, walnut stock with a JS over an anchor near the butt plate tang, brass and steel fittings, lock marked with a crown and 1862/TOWER, and a Springfield ramrod, barrel lg. 39, overall lg. 55 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has been refinished, some wood loss near the tail of the lock plate, steel parts have some patina.


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

Bolt-action rifles, Brown Bess, Charleville musket, Enfield rifle, Lee–Enfield, Musket, Muzzleloaders, Police weapons, Rifle, Rifled musket, Royal Canadian Mounted Police