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Springfield US Model 1861 Rifle with Accoutrements of Sergeant John N. Young, 39th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry

.58 caliber, 40" barrel retained by three flat bands, no S/N. Bright finish, walnut stock. Standard Springfield lock markings, dated 1861 at tail. Breech date not viable, proofs not visible either. Clear ESA cartouche on counterpane. Retains post July of 1861 pattern rear sight, front sight/bayonet lug, stings swivels, swelled shank, tulip-head ramrod. A leather sling with rivet reinforcements at the standing loop is included, with a weak NY maker's mark in the leather.

Condition:

Good. Metal with scattered light to moderate pitting and surface oxidation, barrel cleaned long ago, removing the date and proofs, lock with clear markings. Mechanically functional, bore good with moderate pitting and visible rifling. Stock very good with scattered dents and bruises and a clear cartouche.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,058
10/31/2018

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