Rock Island Auction Company
A
B
C

Lot 2425: Three Antique European Military Rifles

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Three Antique European Military Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

A) Spanish Oviedo Model 1871/89 Rolling Block Single Shot Rifle

Manufacturer: Oviedo
Model: Rolling Block
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 43 Spanish
Barrel: 37 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 405
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

"R" marked chamber. "Crown/AR.O./1883" marked on right of receiver. "Crown/OVIEDO/1882" in an oval marked on right of buttstock.

B) Swiss Waffenfabrik Bern Model 1869/71 Vetterli Repeating Rifle

Manufacturer: Waffenfabrik Bern
Model: Vetterli
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 10.4 mm
Barrel: 33 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 405
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:

Rod absent.

C) E. Remington & Sons Rolling Block Rifle

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: Rolling Block-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 43 Spanish
Barrel: 53 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 405
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Includes leather sling.

Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot