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Lot 4203: Three European Martial Percussion Muzzleloading Carbines

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Three European Martial Percussion Muzzleloading Carbines

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

A) Tower Marked Liege Proofed Carbine

Manufacturer: Tower
Model: Percussion
Type: Musket
Gauge: 60
Barrel: 24 1/8 inch round
Finish: blue/bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 303
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.

Description:

"Crown/VR" and "TOWER/1863" marked lock, Liege proofed barrel.

B) Barnett Commercial Enfield Artillery Rifled Carbine

Manufacturer: Barnett Snider
Model: 1856
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 23 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 303
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

"BARNETT/LONDON" marked lock. "BARNETT/GUNMAKERS/LONDON" circled stamp on right of buttstock.

C) Austrian Model 1851 Rifled Carbine

Manufacturer: Austrian
Model: Musket
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 72
Barrel: 14 1/2 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 303
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:

"FERD-FRUWIRTH" marked barrel.

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