September 10-12, 2019 Field & Range Firearms
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George Tryon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania made Kentucky style rifle. "Tryon Phila" octagonal rifled barrel with "T.M. Babb" stamped behind rear sight. Converted percussion lock marked "J.F. Boyd" and dated 1861 with double triggers. Period conversion using patent breech. Typical Philadelphia style "pineapple" finial four piece patch box with engraved lid and initials "TMB". Full plain maple stock with brass furniture with silver thumbpiece and added silver repair above toeplate. Hardwood ramrod with threaded tip. Patchbox has worm and extra mainspring inside. PROVENANCE: According to abstract with rifle T.M Babb served with the 6th South Carolina Calvary. J.F. Boyd served with the 7th South Carolina Calvary as a gunsmith. Another abstract lists rifle being bought from Babb family. CONDITION: Overall gun shows rough usage typical with guns used in combat. Gun is in original condition with no obvious restorations. Mechanically sound. From the Robert Sadler Collection.
Name
Value
Accessories
Worm & Mainspring
Barrel Length
42 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.40 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Tryon
Model
Confederate Conversion
Paperwork
Troop information
Serial Number
NSN
(A) TRYON CONFEDERATE CONVERSION RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,100.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,214.00
Estimate: $2,200 - $3,500
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
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