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Model 1868 U.S. Springfield Rifle and Bayonet

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
90
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Model 1868 U.S. Springfield Rifle and Bayonet, c. 1868-72, serial number 13220, .50 centerfire caliber, walnut stock with steel fittings, lock plate marked "1863" and U.S./SPRINGFIELD," barrel lg. 32 1/2, overall lg. 52 in.

Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has a few dings and nicks, some blue remains on the top of the receiver, some spotting on the barrel and bayonet, and the gun functions properly.


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

United States, Rifled muskets, Springfield rifle