February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Standard 1856 pattern with swivel ram rod. Simple folding leaf rear sight. Saddle bar on left side. "25" proofed barrel. Marked on the lock "J. HOLLIS & SONS" towards the front. Marked at the rear of the lock in a circle surrounding an intertwined stylized "H&S" marking (for Hollis & Sons) is "MAKERS TO HER MAJESTY'S/ WAR DEPARTMENT". Traces of a similar mark on the stock are present on the right side. It is known that the Confederacy imported quite a few model 1856 carbines for use in the Civil War. CONDITION: Metal retains a pleasing patina with areas of light pitting. Markings are clear. Stock has been sanded at one time. Brass has a nice dark untouched color to it. Bore has strong rifling. Fine mechanical function. GR
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
21"
Caliber/Bore
.58 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Hollis & Sons
Model
Carbine
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) CIVIL WAR ERA BRITISH HOLLIS AND SONS PATTERN 1856 CAVALRY CARBINE.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,187.50
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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