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Lot 2241: Two Afghanistan Bring Back British Enfield Muzzleloading Rifles

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Two British Tower Enfield Pattern Muzzleloading Percussion Rifles with Afghanistan Bring Back Papers

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

A) Tower Pattern 1858 Smoothbored Short Rifle

Manufacturer: Tower
Model: 1858
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 60
Barrel: 33 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 207
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 "1860/TOWER" marked lock. Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated August 17, 2016 listing this rifle by make, model and manufacture date.

B) Tower Pattern 1853 Smoothbored Artillery Carbine

Manufacturer: Tower
Model: 1853
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 62
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 207
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 "1860/TOWER" marked lock. Includes U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated August 17, 2016 listing this carbine by make, model and manufacture date.

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