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Group of Spanish American War Ephemera and Gun Associated with 1st Lieutenant John Macaulay, 12th Infantry Regiment, New York Volunteer

Auction:
2946M
Lot:
354
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2946M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Group of Spanish American War Ephemera and Gun Associated with 1st Lieutenant John Macaulay, 12th Infantry Regiment, New York Volunteers, late 19th century, a Remington rolling block rifle along with a photograph album containing approximately sixty-two photographs take mostly during his service in the Philippines and in China during the Boxer Rebellion, a photograph of Macaulay in uniform, a program for the dedication of the 12th Regiment Infantry New York National Guard Armory in New York, a commission appointing him Second Lieutenant in the New York State National Guard dated February 21, 1884, a certificate of membership in the New York Retail Grocers Union dated August 15, 1892, a photograph of a building with sign reading "POINT WOODS ASS'N," and a bronze plaque of President Ulysses S. Grant.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has a few dings and nicks and has been refinished, the action functions but there is possibly a broken spring inside the receiver as the hammer pulls back but has no tension.


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

John Macaulay, Ulysses S. Grant, Rebellion, China, Philippines