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British Martini-Henry Rifle

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

British Martini-Henry Rifle, c. 1886, walnut stock with markings stamped into the left side of the butt, receiver marked with a crown over V.R./ENFIELD/1886/IV/1, with war department stamps on the lever and proof marks near the left side of the breech, overall lg. 48 3/4 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Estimate $200-400

Stock has a few dings and nicks, steel parts are from a blue to plum color, action functions properly and has its cleaning rod.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

war department, M. Prudence Fleck, Peter F. Frazier, steel parts