August 14, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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U.S. Springfield Model 1866 Two-Band Rifle

.50-70 caliber, 32.5"barrel, no S/N. Bright finish with military stock fitted with two spring-retained barrel bands.  Blade front sight with folding leaf rear sight. Screw-mounted trap door marked "1866/EAGLE." Counterpane shows script "FWS" cartouche of Frederick W. Sanderson, "ESA" of Erskine Allen, and possibly "HSH" of Henry Hill.  Small block "A.B.C." stamp rear of triggerguard.  Missing ramrod.


Condition:

Fair.  Barrel has a mixed plumb and gunmetal patination with scattered areas of oxidation and pitting. Stock has numerous handling marks gouges, and imperfections throughout. Mechanically functional.  Bore is fair; mostly dark with some old pitting and fouling along with what appears to be a ring of cratering approximately halfway through barrel.  Visible rifling.

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$400
08/14/2019

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