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Lot 33: Colt-Burgess Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Scarce Colt-Burgess Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,000

Scarce Colt-Burgess Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: Burgess-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44-40 WCF
Barrel: 25 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
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:

One of 2,591 rifles with an octagon barrel manufactured 1883-85. Included factory letter confirms the current configuration as well as shipment to Huntington Hopkins & Co. in Sacramento, California on 16 October 1883.

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