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Lot 265: Two Antique Civil War Era Ballard Single Shot Long Arms

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Two Antique Civil War Era Ballard Single Shot Long Arms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) Ball & Williams Assembled Ballard Military Rifle

Manufacturer: Ballard Patent Arms
Model: Military-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 52 RF
Barrel: 30 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 260
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:

Approximately 835 three band rifles said to have been completed with 35 issued to 2nd South Carolina Colored and 600 issued to 4th Kentucky Mounted Infantry. Includes leather sling.

B) Ballard Sporting Rifle

Manufacturer: Ball & Williams
Model: Ballard
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 42 RF
Barrel: 30 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 260
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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