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Three Swords, a Bayonet, and a Gunstock

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1082
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Three Swords, a Bayonet, and a Gunstock, 19th/early 20th century, a New York Military Academy sword marked "Edward George Hail" on the blade, with scabbard, lg. 35 1/2; a U.S. military ceremonial sword, nickel-plated with etched blade, scabbard, lg. 39; a fencing foil, lg. 41 3/4; a Model 1866 Chassepot Gras bayonet with scabbard, lg. 27 1/2; and a Civil War rifled musket stock with an 1863-dated Providence Tool Co. lock and all metal parts except barrel, lg. 53 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

Providence Tool Co., United States, Bayonet, Blade weapons, Chassepot, Military science, Military technology, Scabbard, Security, Sword