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Lot 105: Four Antique Martini-Henry Single Shot Rifles

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Four Antique Martini-Henry Single Shot Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $950 - $1,500

A) New Zealand Marked BSA Martini-Henry Mk. III 1 Rifle

Manufacturer: BSA
Model: MKIII
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 33 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 456
Item Interest: Average
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:

"1886" dated. New Zealand "broad arrow/NZ" marked.

B) Enfield Martini-Henry Mk. IV 1 Rifle

Manufacturer: Enfield
Model: Mark IV
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 33 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 456
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:

"1887" dated.

C) Kabul Arsenal Martini-Henry Carbine with Afghanistan Bring Back Paper

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Martini
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 21 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 456
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:

Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated July 11, 2016 listing this gun by serial number "1231" (marked on the gun in Arabic numerals).

D) Braendlin Armoury Martini-Henry Carbine with Afghanistan Bring Back Paper

Manufacturer: Braendlin Armoury
Model: Martini-Henry
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577-450
Barrel: 21 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 456
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:

Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated August 29, 2016 listing this gun by serial number (incorrectly listed as "09587").

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