February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Most likely used by French Troops in the Franco-Prussian War. Gun is a copy of a Spencer Model 1860 Carbine. Gun is unmarked except for Belgian Liege proof on left side of barrel and Belgian makers proof of "FT" on the tang which probably stands for "Falisse and Trappmann" makers in Liege, Belgium circa 1870. Gun has blued barrel with six groove rifling and blued receiver. Walnut wood stocks with carbine butt, saddle ring bar and sling swivel placement. Fixed front sight with spring activated roller rear sight. CONDITION: Gun retains 60% blue with corners worn to a silvery patina. Wood has remnants of original finish with some usage marks and visible cartouches near tang. Buttplate has magazine with light rust from poor storage. Stock has screws for sling swivel buts swivel is missing. Mechanically solid. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
20"
Caliber/Bore
.56 Spencer
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Spencer
Model
Carbine
Paperwork
Serial Number
18
(A) BELGIAN COPY OF A SPENCER LEVER ACTION RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $840.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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