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Lot 4163: Three Antique Military Breech Loading Rifles

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Three Antique Military Breech Loading Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,700 - $2,500

A) Rare Dutch P. Stevens Snider Conversion Model 1848/67 Rifle-Musket

Manufacturer: European
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 38 3/8 inch
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 232
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1866" dated cartouche.

B) U.S. Springfield Model 1888 Trapdoor Rifle with Rod Bayonet

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1888-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45/70
Barrel: 32 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 232
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:

"1891" dated cartouche.

C) Spanish Rolling Block Rifle

Manufacturer: Spanish
Model: Rolling Block
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 43 Spanish
Barrel: 37 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 232
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

"1881" dated frame.

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