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3305M Marlborough
November 4, 2019 10:00AMCalender

New Haven Arms Volcanic Carbine

Auction: Sale #3305M - 3305M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 04, 2019 10:00AM


New Haven Arms Volcanic Carbine, c. 1857-60, .41 caliber, serial number 80, walnut stock with brass buttplate, brass receiver with a 3/16-in. "33" stamped on the bottom, octagonal barrel marked on the top flat "NEW HAVEN CONN. PATENT FEB. 14, 1854," barrel lg. 21, overall lg. 39 in.

Provenance: Property from a New York City and Harpswell, Maine, estate. Acquired by the grandfather of the current owner.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Some dings and nicks in the stock, some patina on the receiver, barrel is a plum brown color, bore has very minor pitting and strong rifling. A more detailed assessment by J.R. La Rue is available upon request.

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Harpswell, New York City