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Alexandria, Virginia, Regimentally Marked Gun

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Alexandria, Virginia, Regimentally Marked Gun, c. early 19th century, .71 caliber, damaged and broken maple stock, brass trigger guard from a British carbine, one screw lock marked "D. EGG," barrel marked "106 VA REG ALEXANDRIA" with a small "SS" on the left side of the breech, barrel lg. 42 1/4 in.

Provenance: The Bill Ahearn collection.
Estimate $400-600

Stock is broken. The butt is broken off at the rear of the lock. The barrel is in good condition with a remnant of a small sight on top of the "G" on REG and there is a small "SS" mark on the left side of the breech similar to the Committee of Safety muskets with the same mark.


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

Alexandria, Breechblock, Carbines, Police weapons, Semi-automatic rifles, Stock