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Springfield Model 1855 Pistol Carbine

.62 caliber, 12" barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, brass furniture, walnut stock and detachable buttstock. Standard Springfield markings on lock, dated 1856 at tail. Standard proof marks on breech, dated 1855 on tang. Correct pattern folding L-shaped rear sight, swivel ramrod. Butt cap mating numbered 3, buttstock mating numbered 16. Sling swivels on barrel band and in toe of stock, sling ring in butt cap. 

Condition:

Good. Metal cleaned to bright with some light pitting, but all marks remain clear. Lock fully functional and complete, bore has been smooth-bored to about .62 caliber. Pistol stock with numerous handling marks and dings as well as a couple of cracks, the largest running from the front of the lock forward and then down and around to the triggerguard and another at the tail of the lock. No cartouche visible on counterpane. Buttstock very good with scattered bumps and dings.

Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,820
10/30/2018

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