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Lot 4204: Two Afghanistan Bring Back Enfield Muzzleloading Long Arms

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Enfield Pattern Muzzleloading Percussion Long Arms with Afghanistan Bring Back Papers

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

A) East India Company Pattern 1842 Musket

Manufacturer: East India Co.
Model: Percussion
Type: Musket
Gauge: 75
Barrel: 39 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 284
Item Interest: Average
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:

"1848" dated lock. Includes canvas sling and U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated August 13, 2016 listing this musket as an "Enfield Brown Bess".

B) Tower Pattern 1858 Smoothbored Short Rifle

Manufacturer: Tower
Model: 1858
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 62
Barrel: 33 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 284
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 canvas sling with jewelry decoration, and U.S. Armed Forces affidavit bring back paper from Bagram, Afghanistan dated August 13, 2016 listing this rifle by make, model and manufacture date.

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