August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/11/2020
Lot consists of: A) Ballard single shot rifle made by Ball and Williams in Worcester, Massachusetts. This particular gun is stamped "Kentucky" on rounded frame and was part of a shipment of 3000 made for the state of Kentucky in 1864 and 1865. Blued round barrel with rear flip sight and blade front. Case hardened action with Ball and Williams address and Merwin Bray Agts address on left and Ballard patent on right. Walnut wood stock with sling swivel and steel buttplate. Walnut forend with one band. Matching numbers on action parts and barrel. CONDITION: A) Gun worn to a silver patina with some parts having been cleaned. Stock has large crack in left side. Barrel has been shortened along with forend and does not match original measurements. Shootable bore and good mechanics. B) Joslyn Model 1862 carbine made by Joslyn Firearms Co. Stonington, Connecticut with about 16000 produced. Blued barrel with rear flip sight and blade front. Swing out breech block with Joslyn marked lock. Walnut carbine stock with brass hardware. CONDITION: B) Added finish to metal parts with brass having been cleaned along with wood. Crack behind lock. Replaced parts. Visible cartouches and shootable bore. Good mechanics. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
(A) 30" (B) 22"
Caliber/Bore
(A) .50 Rifled (B) .52 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
(A) Ball & Williams (B) Joslyn
Model
(A) Single Shot (B) Carbine
Paperwork
Serial Number
(A) 12729 (B) 1217
(A) LOT OF TWO SINGLE SHOT RIFLES: BALL & WILLIAMS RIFLE AND JOSLYN CARBINE
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,560.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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