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Lot 2110: Two Antique Military Saddle Ring Carbines

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two Antique Military Saddle Ring Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

A) Post-War Springfield Alteration Spencer Repeating Carbine with "R.C.M.P." Marking

Manufacturer: Spencer
Model: Springfield Armory Post War Alteration
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 50 RF
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 316
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.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

Description:

Manufactured c. 1863-65, one of approximately 11,000 with the barrel sleeved to .50 RF (56-52 or 56-50 interchangeable) with three-groove rifling and fitted with stabler cut-off by Springfield Armory c. 1867-1874. "R.C.M.P." (possibly Royal Canadian Mounted Police) carved in left of buttstock. Absent rear sight slide and screw.

B) Spanish Oviedo Rolling Block Carbine

Manufacturer: Oviedo
Model: Rolling Block
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 43 Spanish
Barrel: 23 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 316
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:

"Crown/AR.O./1870" marked on right of receiver. Absent rear sight.

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