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2121
$12,075.00

EXPANSIVE LOT OF MILITARY ARMS AND EQUIPAGE.

SN 70198, 16689, C17955, NSN, NSN. 1) SN 16680. Cal. 50. 20″ bbl. Maynard 2nd Model Carbine CF conversion martially marked and inspected. Manufactured by Massachusetts Arms Co. 2) SN C,17955. Cal. 52. 22″ bbl. C-Sharps New Model 1863 Cavalry Carbine with Lawrence tape primer. 3) SN 70198. Cal. 45-70. 32-1/2″ bbl. US Springfield Model 1873 Allin conversion with high arch breech and Buffington rear sight. 4) NSN. Cal. 75. 46″ bbl. 1762 dated Brown Bess contract musket by Galton marked “10 Reg” on bbl. 5) Ames Mfg. M1860 light cavalry sabre dated 1861 with scabbard. 6) Two triangular US Socket bayonets. 1 M1855 marked “MB 752”. 2nd 1873 with standard US markings. 7) Six powder horns of varying size and capacity. One is contemporary and wonderfully scrimshawed commemorating the Battle of Vancouver, OCT 11, 1776. 8) Lot of 8 shot flasks and ball bags. 9) Assortment of WW II German medals, coins, and patches. Kriegsmarine/firefighter, Neurnburg, and Munchen named items as well as numerous coins and several patches. CONDITION: 1) Very fine overall with good bore and mechanics, excellent blue finish on bbl, receiver has very light surface corrosion with strong traces of case color in protected areas. Stock is very good, one very minor stress crack at wrist. Strong cartouches with very good bore and functioning CF conversion. 2) Bright overall with very good bore and mechanics and complete and functioning Lawrence primer system. Very good stocks with minor distress in forearm, but very solid. Has a light overall patina finish and a undamaged tang. 3) Good overall condition with light surface corrosion and good bore. Evidence of cartouche on 1-pc walnut stock. Mechanics seem fine. Should clean up very well and additional research should be done on this early SN. 4) Early walnut stock with evidence of numerous earlier repairs. Slight wood loss along bbl channel and lock mortise. Iron bbl is in a good state of preservation with an even elegant chocolate patina. Brass mounts and rod ferrules are nicely patinaed. Missing stock tip and front rod ferrule. Lock functions. 5) Very good overall condition with most leather on handle and all wire wrap intact. Guard has been bent forward at top as was so often done by cavalry soldiers of the period. Very nice mellow brown scabbard with inspectors mark still visible at end of well worn drag. Has three small dents in a probable attempt to silent sword rattle. Blade dated 1861 and inspected “ADK” on ricasso and Ames Mfg. on opposite side. Blade is uncleaned with a very minor chip at tip. Overall fine. 6) Socket bayonets very good overall. M1855 has a semi-bright triangular blade with mild spotting and patina with nice functioning locking ring and no apparent damage. M1873 retains most of its orig arsenal blue with slight corrosion on collar and blade extension. Should clean wonderfully. 7) Five of the six powder horns are in a very nice state of preservation with good bases and spouts. Several very minor cracks exist as to be expected with age from shrinkage. These are very good overall, and far better than most orig period horns. The sixth horn is a contemporary made horn with spectacular throat carving and superb scrimshaw depicting Fort Ticonderoga, Lake Champlain, and the naval battle at Valcurs. An exceptionally fine quality contemporary horn. 8) A grouping of 19th Century shot flask leather flasks and ball bags. in varying states of preservation and being overall fine would be ideal for display of period arms and/or actual light use. 9) Assorted grouping of WWII German Military decorations and coins. Most are in fine condition. Lightly tarnished from storage but otherwise fine. Too numerous adequately describe. 50640-1 TDW (3,500-5,500) – Lot 2121

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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