05-03-2014 05-03-2014
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2724M Marlborough
May 3, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Starr Percussion Carbine

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 03, 2014 10:00AM


Starr Percussion Carbine, c. 1862-65, walnut stock with light cartouche and ring on left side, brass buttplate and barrel band, steel lock marked STARR ARMS Co/YONKERS, NY, barrel marked the same, breech marked STARR'S PATENT/SEPT. 14th 1858, barrel lg. 21, overall lg. 37 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200

Stock has dings and nicks, and a very light crack near the comb, very little finish left on lock and breech.

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STARR ARMS Co, steel lock