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Lot 2239: Three Antique Breech Loading Long Guns

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Three Antique Breech Loading Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

A) Belgian Tabatiere Conversion Shotgun

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Single Barrel
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 12
Barrel: 34 1/2 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 203
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Converted in the late 19th century to early 20th century. Provenance: .

B) English MKII** Snider Carbine

Manufacturer: English
Model: Mk II
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 203
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

"WITTON BROS" marked barrel.

C) Providence Tool Co. Peabody Carbine

Manufacturer: Providence Tool Company
Model: Peabody
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue/brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 203
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1866-1871.

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