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Lot 4183: Two Antique Breech Loading Military Carbines

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Two Antique Breech Loading Military Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) "S.C" Marked Remington Model 1867 Navy Rolling Block Carbine

Manufacturer: Remington Arms Inc
Model: Rolling Block-Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70 Government
Barrel: 23 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 706
Item Interest: 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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured c. 1868-1869. "S.C" marked. One of 200 purchased by the State of South Carolina after being altered to .45-70. "F.C." carved in left of buttstock.

B) Rare Civil War Era Calisher & Terry Bolt Action Percussion Carbine

Manufacturer: Calisher & Terry
Model: Breech Loading Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 54
Barrel: 21 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 706
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:

This model was issued to the 18th Hussars, and the carbines were also used by sportsmen, colonial units, and police. Some are believed to have been used by Confederates during the U.S. Civil War. "CALISHER & TERRY MAKERS TO H.M. WAR DEPARTMENT" marked on top of barrel.

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