Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2172: Assorted Items, Including Affects of Pvt. Charles M. Jenks

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Assorted Items, Including Personal Affects of Pvt. Charles M. Jenks of the 18th Indiana Infantry

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

Assorted Items, Including Personal Affects of Pvt. Charles M. Jenks of the 18th Indiana Infantry

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Framed Civil War discharge papers for Pvt. Charles M. Jenks of Company C of the 18th Regiment of Indiana Infantry, field desk with documents related to Jenks, including original diaries/memoranda books and a small cased portrait presumably of Jenks; "CSA" marked cap box, small cartridge box, large cartridge box with brass eagle insignia, "Bardou & Son Paris" 33x collapsing telescope, pair of pearl grips with Smith & Wesson medallions, brass "COLTS/PATENT" ball and bullet mold without sprue cutter, mahogany case with receipt noting it as for a Colt Model 1862 Police revolver with a 6 1/2 inch barrel, walnut Colt grip for a Model 1860 Army numbered "9883," walnut Colt grip for a Model 1851 Navy numbed "37?3," "Colt Navy Flask" marked "MADE IN ENGLAND" and "JAMES DIXON/& SONS/SHEFFIELD" (reproduction), silver plated flask marked "COLTS/PATENT" (reproduction), shoulder stock for a Colt percussion revolver (reproduction), vintage tooled single loop holster, and newer "46/MEXICO/22" marked tooled belt cartridge belt and holster for a .22 caliber revolver. Condition: Items range from fair with heavy age and storage related wear and moderate repairs for many older items to minor wear on the revolver case to near new for the cartridge belt and holster.

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