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Lot 4175: Two Civil War Breech Loading Percussion Carbines

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Two Civil War Breech Loading Percussion Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,250

A) Massachusetts Arms Co. Smith Carbine

Manufacturer: Massachusetts Arms Co
Model: Smith Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 21 5/8 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 498
Item Interest: Average
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:

Manufactured c. 1860-1865.

B) Richardson & Overman Gallager Carbine

Manufacturer: Richardson/Overman
Model: Gallager
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 22 3/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 498
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 in the early 1860s.

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