Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 208: Dutch Model 1854 Cavalry Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: September 8, 2017

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Dutch Model 1854 Cavalry Percussion Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Dutch
Model: 1854
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 17 3/4 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1118
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 83
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1857 in Maastricht and marked with the small King William government proofmarks throughout, "crown/HL/57" on the lock, "1857 7" on the upper left barrel flat, "335" on the left flat, the round government cartouche on the right side of the butt, and "1858/5D 335" on the buttplate tang. Features fixed sights, rifled bore, distinctive loop hammer, and a saddle ring on the left on an extension off of the side plate. These carbines were known to have heavy recoil.

Rating Definition:

Very good overall with a protective coating of oil/varnish, some mild pitting, and generally minor marks. The stock has some attractive flame figure, numerous dent and scratches concentrated on the right side of the butt, a series of circular dents on the opposite side, and some minor marks and scratches. Mechanically fine.



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