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Cased Cane Gun

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Cased Cane Gun, c. mid-19th century, steel cane in three sections, one engraved "T. CONWAY 15 BLACKBRIARS ST. MANCHESTER," with wooden case, lined with green bay, includes bullet mold, balls, oil bottle, key, and instruction sheet glued to the inside of the cover, lg. 23, ht. 2, wd. 6 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Two cane sections look to have been repainted, case has some dings and nicks and is missing a center brass handle on the lid.


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

MANCHESTER, Ammunition, Bullet, Cane