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Lot 4037: Two Antique State Contract Single Shot Military Rifles

Two Antique State Contract Single Shot Military Rifles

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

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Lot 4037: Two Antique State Contract Single Shot Military Rifles

Two Antique State Contract Single Shot Military Rifles

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800
Price Realized:

A) New York Contract Remington Rolling Block Rifle

Manufacturer: Remington
Model: Rolling Block
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50-70
Barrel: 36 inch round
Finish: bright/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 229
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1872 with the Model 1871 style "safety locking" action.

B) Scarce Kentucky Contract Meriden Mfg. Co. Triplett & Scott Repeating Rifle

Manufacturer: Meriden Firearms Co
Model: Triplett & Scott Repeating
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50 RF
Barrel: 30 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 229
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Around 3,000 30 inch barrel rifles/carbines were manufactured as part of a contract for 5,000 carbines for Kentucky in 1865.

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