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Lot 267: Two U.S. Civil War Breech Loading Percussion Carbines

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Two U.S. Civil War Breech Loading Percussion Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

A) Burnside Fourth Model Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Burnside Rifle Co
Model: 4th
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 21 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 382
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:

Manufactured c. 1863-64. "M223" marked on right of stock.

B) Poultney & Trimble Smith Patent Carbine

Manufacturer: Poultney & Trimble
Model: Smith
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 21 5/8 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 382
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.

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

Description:

Manufactured c. 1861-65.

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