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Jenks Carbine

Auction:
2908T
Lot:
1186
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Jenks Carbine, c. 1843, walnut stock, brass fittings, side hammer lock marked NP. AMES/SPRINGFIELD/MASS, barrel breech marked U.S.N./JCB/P/1843, marked under the loading lever 169, with steel ramrod, barrel lg. 24 1/4, overall lg. 41 in.
Estimate $300-500

Stock has a small repair near the lock, internals of the lock need a little work, never had a sling swivel, and has a ramrod.


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

Carbine, Lock, North-West Rebellion, Royal Canadian Mounted Police