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2126
$4,600.00

RARE AFRICAN AMERICAN BUFFALO SOLDIER USED MODEL 1873 SPRINGFIELD CARBINE, 9TH US CAVALRY COMPANY “G”.

SN 175865*. Cal. 45-70. This rare “as found” Buffalo Soldier gun showing honest use and saddle wear is complete and orig and based on SN with “*” designating it was a repaired gun made 1881. Stock is marked on back comb “G / 9” designating Company G of the 9th U.S. Cavalry, the most famous of the Buffalo Soldier regiments. In 1881, the Apache War was just ending and the 9th Cavalry was stationed at Ft. Riley, Kansas. PROVENANCE: Estate of Tig Sogoian. CONDITION: Very good overall, complete matching and all orig. Lock and breech both dated “1873”, discernible bbl proofs and stock proof. 9th Cavalry markings crisp. Stock is well fit with hand worn patina with numerous small dings, dents and other cosmetic blemishes that do not detract from overall aesthetics. Mechanically gun is sound with good discernible rifling. 50765-1 JS (4,000-6,000) – Lot 2126

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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