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Lot 4152: Colt 1855 Percussion Saddle Ring "British Carbine"

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Scarce Colt Model 1855 Percussion Revolving Saddle Ring "British Carbine"

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Scarce Colt Model 1855 Percussion Revolving Saddle Ring "British Carbine"

Manufacturer: Colt
Model: 1855-Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 56
Barrel: 21 inch part octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
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. 1855-1864. "Crown/V" London proofed. The British purchased an estimated 2,000 of these carbines from Colt with a brass triggerguard and buttplate as seen on this example.

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