Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 37: Three Antique American Single Shot Long Guns

Auction Date: February 15, 2018

Three Antique American Single Shot Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) U.S. Springfield Armory/Remington Model 1871 Rolling Block Rifle

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1871
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-70 U.S. Govt
Barrel: 36 inch round
Finish: bright/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1185
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 10
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1871-1872.

B) Brown Mfg. Co. Ballard Patent Sporting Rifle

Manufacturer: Brown Manufacturing Co
Model: Ballard Patent
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 28 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1185
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 10
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1869 to 1873

C) Civil War American Machine Works Smith Breech Loading Percussion Carbine

Manufacturer: American Machine Works
Model: Smith Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 50 percussion
Barrel: 21 5/8 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1185
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 10
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

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