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Krag Belt and Full Box of .45-55 Carbine Ammunition

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1278
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Krag Belt and Full Box of .45-55 Carbine Ammunition, c. late 19th century, a belt with forty original .45-55 carbine rounds, and a pasteboard box marked "20/U.S. SPRINGFIELD CARBINE/CARTRIDGES,/CALIBRE, .45:/Charge, 55 grains Musket Powder. Bullet, 405 grains/Frankford Arsenal/JULY, 1874" filled with cartridges, and two boxes of early 20th century .45-70 cartridges.
Estimate $200-400

All in good condition, the ends of the cardboard cartridge box are loose.


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

.30-40 Krag, .45-70, Ammunition, Bolt-action rifles, Caliber, Carbine, Cartridge, Krag–Jørgensen, Springfield Model 1892–99