September 20th 2015 Premier Firearms Sale
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/19/2015
Serial number is 18750, barrel length is 21-5/8", caliber is .50 bore percussion. Left side of breech has the Poultney & Trimble Baltimore stamp as well as the Smiths patent June 23, 1857. They were manufactured in Massachusetts by the Massachusetts Arms Company. Very popular carbine with the Union Calvary during the Civil War. Manufactured from 1861-1865. They feature part round blued barrels with case colored frame, exposed hammer and walnut stocks. The fore end is hinged at the base and released by a lever within the trigger guard which allows loading, Has standard saddle ring and bar and military folding carbine sight. Barrel retains approximately 95% blue with areas of added finish over some fine salt and pepper. The case colors have darkened to a soft brown. Trigger guard and lower tang are gun metal gray with light salt and pepper, excellent original nipple. Hammer is smooth brown patina. Fine blue on latch. Walnut stocks are excellent, no cracks, proud to metal with just a couple of minor dings. Strong bore with minor abrasions. Locks up like new.
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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,586.00
Estimate: $600 - $1,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Saturday, September 19, 2015.
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