August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/11/2020
Gun (A) is a German Potsdam musket dated 1831 on the barrel as well as on the buttplate. Many of these were imported both North and South during the Civil War. Brass mounted. Smoothbore. Has a modified Enfield musket ramrod in it. CONDITION: Retains a pleasing patina with areas of light pitting here and there. All markings are clear. Brass has a nice dark uncleaned look to it. Good mechanical function. Gun (B) is an 1863 dated Bridesburg contract model 1861 rifled-musket. Standard configuration. Missing the rear sight. Buttplate is marked with "24/ 84" which is most likely a unit marking of some kind. CONDITION: Gun has been lightly cleaned at some point. Uniform light pitting overall. Lock markings are clear. The barrel date is not longer visible due to pitting. Wood has some dings and handling marks, with significant burn out behind the nipple. Ramrod is bent in a few places and a little too long. Bore is worn. Lock is not in working order, missing the sear spring and screw. While the mainspring is strong, the cock does not engage. GR
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
(A) 41" (B) 40"
Caliber/Bore
(A) .72 Percussion (B) .58 Percussion
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
(A) Potsdam (B) Bridesburg
Model
(A) Percussion (B) 1861
Paperwork
Serial Number
(BOTH) NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,045.50
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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