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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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French Lefacheaux Revolver, Three Cartridges, and a Wood Relic Found at Andersonville

$3,198$2,600
Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

French Lefacheaux Revolver, Three Cartridges, and a Wood Relic Found at Andersonville, c. 1860s, 11mm bore, serial number 29332, walnut grips, three pinfire rounds, a piece of the "Dead Line," and a note or old museum tag which states "Andersonville Relics./Revolver from Guard house./Cartridges found in revolver./Piece of the Dead Line./The relics were secured/by a U.S. Officer in 1865," barrel lg. 4 3/4, overall lg. 10 in.

Provenance: The collection of Ron Tunison.
Estimate $600-800

Gun is in good condition with some light pitting and no finish, and the action functions properly.


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Keywords

Ron Tunison, Andersonville