04-27-2018 04-27-2018
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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3097M Marlborough
April 27, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Merrill Carbine

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


Merrill Carbine, c. 1860s, walnut stock, steel fittings, saddle ring on the left side of the stock, blued-steel patch box, lock marked with patent dates and stamped "949" on the tail, barrel lg. 22 1/8, overall lg. 37 3/8 in.

Provenance: The collection of Don Troiani.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has some dings and nicks, front barrel band is broken (not the proper barrel band), marked 949 on the lock plate and lever, some pitting on the barrel, and the lock and action function properly.

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Don Troiani, Merrill Carbine