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Lot 2117: Two U.S. Civil War Breech Loading Carbines

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two U.S. Civil War Breech Loading Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) B. Kittredge & Company Marked Frank Wesson Two-Trigger Rimfire Military Carbine

Manufacturer: Frank Wesson
Model: Military-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 44 RF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 196
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

3,000 delivered for use during the Civil War.

B) Massachusetts Arms Co. Second Model Maynard Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Massachusetts Arms Co
Model: Manyard Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 20 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 196
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 c. 1863-1865. Two faint cartouches on left wrist.

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