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U.S. Model 1851 Springfield Cadet Musket and Bayonet

Auction:
3097M
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Sale #3097M - 3097M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 27, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

U.S. Model 1851 Springfield Cadet Musket and Bayonet, c. 1851, walnut stock with a light cartouche on the left side, lock marked "SPRING/FIELD/1851" with an eagle over "US," steel barrel dated on the tang "1851" with proof marks on the left side of the breech, with a bayonet marked "US," barrel lg. 40, overall lg. 55 in.

Provenance: The collection of Don Troiani.
Estimate $700-900

Stock has some dings and nicks and a brass collection tag on the right side of the butt, the lock functions properly, overall in very good condition.


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

Don Troiani, Bayonet, Breechblock, Firearm actions, Military history, Military technology, Musket, Rifled muskets, Security, United States