April 27-30, 2021 Extraordinary Firearms & Militaria
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Colt Special Model 1861 rifle musket, dated 1864. 40" round barrel in .58 caliber with 3 groove rifling multi-leaf rifle rear sight and blade front. Barrel is dated 1864 near breech with "VP" proof on left side and has "E.P.R." inspector mark with "STEEL" next to it on left side just above wood line. Lock is marked with Colt's patent and Hartford, Connecticut address forward of cock with "1864" behind cock. 1 piece plain walnut stock in 3 barrel band configuration complete with US marked military buttplate. Stock bears "DAP" and "JT" cartouches on left side. The main difference between the Special Model 1861 and the US Model 1861 is the barrel bands with clamps instead of spring retainers. CONDITION: Excellent, untouched and still National Armory Bright, with scattered handling marks and light pitting throughout. Stock is in matching condition with crisp cartouches. 2 small filled cracks near barrel tang. Action works appropriately with 2 crisp stops on half and full cock. Bore is bright with sharp rifling and modest abrasion. TON
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
40"
Caliber/Bore
.58 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Colt
Model
1861 Special Musket
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) FINE CIVIL WAR ERA US COLT SPECIAL MODEL 1861 PERCUSSION RIFLED MUSKET DATED 1864.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,444.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Friday, April 30, 2021.
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