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US Springfield Model 1896 Krag Carbine

.30-40 Krag, 22" barrel, S/N 76544 (mfg. ca1897). Blued finish, smooth walnut stock. Standard markings with MODEL 1896 on receiver. Stock with clear SWP/1898 cartouche at wrist and clear {Circle-P} firing proof behind triggerguard. Correct 1896 pattern rear sight graduated to 1,800 mars and C marked on ladder and side wall, correct sight-protecting barrel band, sling bar and ring.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Very good. Retains some strong traces of thinning blue on the barrel with a mostly brownish gray patina and clear markings. Mechanically functional, very good bore is mostly bright with some light frosting and lightly scattered oxidation. Stock slightly better than the metal, remaining crisp with clear markings and some lightly scattered bumps and dings. Stock with two small filled holes in the toe where a sling swivel was apparently added at some point in time and later removed.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,140
05/25/2021

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