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Lot 1172: U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Percussion Cavalry Musketoon

Auction Date: September 12, 2020

U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Percussion Cavalry Musketoon Dated 1851

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Percussion Cavalry Musketoon Dated 1851

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1847
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 69
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1144
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 153
Class: Antique
Description:

Only an estimated 5,804-6,703 manufactured c. 1848-1859 and used in conflicts with Native Americans and in the Civil War. This is a standard example and is dated "1851" on the lock and barrel tang.

Rating Definition:

Good with bright polished lock and barrel along with some mild pitting, light aged patina on the brass furniture, no sling ring, moderate dents and some small chips in the re-oiled stock, repaired crack in the forend, and mild overall wear. Mechanically fine.



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