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4017
$21,275.00

NEW HAVEN ARMS COMPANY VOLCANIC CARBINE.

SN 2315. Cal. 41. 16-1/2″ bbl. Blue finish with gun metal receiver. Straight grain American walnut stock with crescent buttplate. Bbl is marked “Patent New Haven, Conn. Feb. 14, 1854”. Magazine follower has a rnd iron knob. Follower spring is missing. Receiver shows assembly no. “93” stamped on lower right tang under stock. Assembly no. also appears on right side of lever near hinge, upper tang buttplate slot of stock, and on inside tang of buttplate. “X” appears on left side of lever near hinge. Receiver screws are unmarked. Tang screw on buttplate shows “93”. Stock is loose at wrist. PROVENANCE: Ex-Dick Kennedy, Atlanta Georgia; Ex-Jim Williams Collection, Atlanta. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbl is a mottled gray-brown patina overall. Collar has been somewhat cleaned. Collar rotates freely. Flats align. Bbl marking is sharp. Bore is dark with stains and very visible rifling. Receiver has a deep mustard-brown patina overall. Rear sight is missing. Top rear of receiver has been dished out. Sideplates are battered at top on both sides. Receiver has dents and scratches overall. Hammer and lever both show a silver-gray patina with some brown stains. There are slight traces of case color on sides of hammer. Receiver screws are replacements. Tang markings are sharp. Assembly no. on lever is sharp. Buttstock shows an old varnish finish with dents and scratches overall and a repair to the toe. Stock is somewhat undersized at wrist. Upper tang screw shows assembly no. 93. Lower tang screw is a modern replacement. A chance to obtain a volcanic carbine in the rarest bbl length. 50560-3 (20,000-30,000) – Lot 4017

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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