75

Composite Richmond Style Cavalry Carbine

.58 caliber, 25" barrel secured by two flat, spring-retained barrel bands, no S/N. Bright finish, iron furniture, brass buttplate, walnut stock. Composite assembly to resemble an original Confederate Richmond Arsenal carbine, using a reproduction CS Richmond marked lock and some period parts including a shortened period US musket barrel, shortened stock and some period small parts. The carbine was probably assembled to deceive potential buyers in the 1970s or 1980s and from a short distance looks quite believable until it is inspected in detail. A good looking example to hang on the wall without paying the upper four to low five figure price of a complete, correct and authentic Richmond carbine.

Condition:

Good as assembled. Shows moderate wear and oxidation on all of the metal and some old apparent chemical toning or aging of the barrel. Mechanically functional, bore with heavy oxidation and visible rifling. Stock with moderate wear, and numerous bumps, dings and mars.

Estimate: $600 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$875
09/09/2021

 

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us
 

SHIPPING & PICKUPS 

Cowan’s Cincinnati Office offers an in-house, full-service shipping department which is unparalleled in the auction industry. Shipping costs are provided with your finalized invoice 24-48 hours after auction. For furniture and oversized items, we recommend using third-party services. For more information, click HERE or contact cowansshipping@hindmanauctions.com.  

CALIFORNIA & NEW JERSEY BUYERS: Due to recent changes to California and New Jersey law, we require all firearms, whether modern or antique, be shipped to a licensed FFL dealer. Please plan accordingly.

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: Please note that Cowan's only ships firearms to a United States addresses regardless of antique status. It is the responsibility of the buyer to organize the export of their firearms to their country of residence. Cost of shipping to an exporter will be included on your invoice as the shipping cost, however the cost of exporting is solely the buyer's responsibility.

NOTE: All pickups and preview are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 513-871-1670 or email cincinnati@hindmanauctions.com