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Ballard Military Carbine by Ball and Williams

.44 R.F. caliber, 30.25" round-to-octagonal barrel, S/N 8587. With matching numbers throughout. The top flat of the barrel is marked Kentucky, along with the standard Ballard's patent, Ball & Williams and Merwin & Bray markings. Walnut stock and forearm, with sling swivels on the barrel band and the underside of the butt. With crescent buttplate.

Condition:

The barrel retains most of the arsenal re-finish, with some small areas of fading. The frame has a mottled plum and dark patina. The forearm has some light handling marks, left side of forearm shows some wear near the barrel band. The comb of the butt stock has a crack, with some slight separation on the right where it meets the frame. The bore and mechanics are excellent.

Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,150
11/02/2016

 

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