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Lot 2240: Two British Tower Enfield Muzzleloading Percussion Rifles

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two British Tower Enfield Pattern Muzzleloading Percussion Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,300

A) Tower Pattern 1853 Smoothbored Rifle-Musket

Manufacturer: Tower
Model: 1853
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 60
Barrel: 39 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 239
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/VR" and "1856/TOWER" marked lock. Includes canvas sling with flower decoration.

B) Tower Pattern 1856 Smoothbored Cavalry Carbine with Afghanistan Bring Back Paper

Manufacturer: Tower
Model: 1858
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 62
Barrel: 21 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 239
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/VR" and "1858/TOWER" marked lock. Includes leather sling and U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated July 11, 2016 listing this carbine by make, model and manufacture date.

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