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Lot 2147: Four Antique Military Long Arms

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Four Antique Military Long Arms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

A) U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1795 Leman Alteration Percussion Musket

Manufacturer: Harpers Ferry Armory Muskets And Carbines
Model: 1795
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 45 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 545
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
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:

"1810" dated lock. Carvings on buttstock. Leman altered U.S. muskets are described on pages 64-65 of George D. Moller's book "American Military Shoulder Arms Volume III" with similar Leman altered muskets pictured.

B) U.S. Springfield Model 1795 "Belgian" Alteration Percussion Musket

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1795
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 44 5/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 545
Serial Number:
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:

"1810" dated lock. Obstruction towards the muzzle end inside the barrel. Includes leather sling.

C) British BSA Snider-Enfield Mk III Breech Loading Rifle

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Snider
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 20 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 545
Serial Number:
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"Crown/VR" and "1862/ENFIELD" marked lock. "B.S.A. Co" and "broad arrow/WD" marked breech block. "DC/GV(broad arrow)" marked left buttstock.

D) Indian Enfield Style Percussion Rifle

Manufacturer: India
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577
Barrel: 21 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 545
Serial Number:
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"Crown/VR" and "1864/ENFIELD" marked lock. Includes thin leather sling.

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