June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/25/2018
Musket length full round barrel with address marking in between back and middle barrel bands. Also marked "NICKEL STEEL BARREL / SPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDER" below rear barrel sight. Comes with three barrel bands and sling swivel attached to bottom of middle band. Also a sling swivel located at bottom of stock. Standard sights for musket. Blued receiver, loading gate, hammer, lever and trigger. Also a blued buttplate without a Model 1894 trapdoor. Muskets are seldom encountered with this much condition. A total of six Model 1894 muskets were manufactured. Overall condition is extremely fine. Round barrel sporting 99% blue. All barrel bands sport 95-97% blue. Receiver on left side is 98% with one small area that has toned to a patina. Right side of receiver shows no patina, its 99% blued with minor surface scratches on top edge. Hammer is all blued without a drag line, sports 99% blue. Lever is 99% blue as well. Trigger shows no use and it is 99%. Buttplate 97% blue with only the toe and heel getting a small rub area. Wood is of a straight grain American walnut dark in color with light surfaces scratches only on left and right side. No chips or cracks are apparent in the tang area. Forearm of musket sports American grain wood with small compressions and very light surface scratches. All screw heads look to be unturned and in very fine condition. Bore is bright with sharp rifling. Cycles properly. Mechanics are fine. From the Ray Bentley Collection.
Barrel Length
.30 WCF
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $10,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $15,600.00
Estimate: $20,000 - $25,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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