December 2, 3, & 4 Premiere Firearms Auction

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A truly stunning auction filled with many desirable antiques! Over 2700 Lots! Over 450 Colts, the Second Installment of Putnam Green Collection: Part II, Civil War Arms featuring 50+ carbines and confederate arms, 12 Volcanic arms, US and German Military arms spanning two World Wars, the William "Bill" Neal Collection: the finest Woodsman Collection, antique flintlock pistols, Part II of the finest M1 Carbine Collection, quality Lugers and much more!
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Rare, One of Eighty Produced 1855 Dated U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Sappers Musketoon with Ames Mart3050 - Rare, One of Eighty Produced 1855 Dated U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Sappers Musketoon with Ames Mart
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $6500 - 11000 This is a rare example of a U.S. Springfield Model 1847 Sappers Musketoon, a.k.a "Sappers and Miners", manufact...
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Sold to floor for (10,000.00 + 1,950.00) x 1 = 11,950.00
 
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Scarce U.S. "Fish Tail" Model 1840 Hall-North Type II Breech Loading Percussion Carbine3051 - Scarce U.S. "Fish Tail" Model 1840 Hall-North Type II Breech Loading Percussion Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3500 - 5500 This is a very fine example of a U.S. Model 1840 Hall "fishtail" carbine that was manufactured by Simeon North o...
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Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 877.50) x 1 = 5,377.50
 
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Jenks "Mule Ear" Carbine3052 - Jenks "Mule Ear" Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2500 - 4000 Manufactured circa 1843 to 1845 by N.P. Ames of Springfield, Massachusetts. with a total production of about 4,250. The vast
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Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 2,987.50
 
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Rare Sharps Model 1851 Box Lock Carbine3053 - Rare Sharps Model 1851 Box Lock Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3750 - 6500 Manufactured from 1852 to 1855 with an estimated total of 1,857 Model 1851 carbines produced. The carbine has the distinctiv
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Sold to floor for (6,000.00 + 1,170.00) x 1 = 7,170.00
 
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Scarce Civil War Gibbs Breech Loading Carbine3054 - Scarce Civil War Gibbs Breech Loading Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1500 - 3000 This is a representative example of a rare Gibbs carbine that was manufactured by William F. Brooks, New York City in 1863.
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Sold to floor for (4,000.00 + 780.00) x 1 = 4,780.00
 
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Scarce Civil War Cosmopolitan Arms Contract Carbine3055 - Scarce Civil War Cosmopolitan Arms Contract Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1500 - 2500 This is a representative example of a rare Civil War carbine that was manufactured by the Cosmopolitan Arms Company of Hamil
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Sold to tczboy for (4,000.00 + 780.00) x 1 = 4,780.00
 
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Palmer Civil War Bolt Action Carbine3056 - Palmer Civil War Bolt Action Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1400 - 2250 Manufactured circa 1865, the Palmer carbine was manufactured by E.G. Lamson & Co., of Windsor, Vermont, and is signifi...
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Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
 
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Civil War First Type Merrill Breech Loading Carbine3057 - Civil War First Type Merrill Breech Loading Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1200 - 1800 Manufactured by H. Merrill of Baltimore, Maryland with a total production of approximately 14,500. This is a single shot bre
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Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 331.50) x 1 = 2,031.50
 
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Rare Joslyn Model 1855 "Monkey Tail" Carbine3058 - Rare Joslyn Model 1855 "Monkey Tail" Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3000 - 6000 This carbine was one of approximately 1500 manufactured by A. H. Waters of Milbury, Massachusetts in 1855 and 1856. These Jo
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Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
 
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Exceptional Triplett & Scott Civil War Repeating Carbine3059 - Exceptional Triplett & Scott Civil War Repeating Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2750 - 4500 This is an example of an unissued Triplett & Scott carbine that was manufactured in 1865 by the Meriden Manufacturing ...
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Sold to floor for (4,750.00 + 926.25) x 1 = 5,676.25
 
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Excellent Civil War Maynard Single Shot Percussion Carbine3060 - Excellent Civil War Maynard Single Shot Percussion Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3000 - 4500 This is a Second Model carbine as manufactured by the Massachusetts Arms Company of Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, from 1863
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Sold to floor for (2,500.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 2,987.50
 
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Very Fine Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine3061 - Very Fine Smith's Patent Breech Loading Civil War Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2250 - 3250 The Smith Carbine was manufactured by the Massachusetts Arms Co., Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts and was one of the most impo
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Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
 
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Exceptional and Rare Greene Breech Loading Carbine3062 - Exceptional and Rare Greene Breech Loading Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $12000 - 20000 This is a very fine example of a rare Greene carbine, manufactured circa 1855-1857 with a total production of only about 3
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Sold to floor for (22,500.00 + 4,387.50) x 1 = 26,887.50
 
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Maynard Primer Tins, Peace Flask, and Directions for Greene Carbine3063 - Maynard Primer Tins, Peace Flask, and Directions for Greene Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1400 - 1800 This lot consists of the following: Maynard primer tin with sealed primers (full, no label), Maynard primer tin retaining ma
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Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,390.00
 
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Four British Contract Massachusetts Arms Greene Patent Percussion Locks3064 - Four British Contract Massachusetts Arms Greene Patent Percussion Locks
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $950 - 1600 Produced on contract for the British government, the Greene Carbine combined a Maynard patent priming system, paper cartridge
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Sold to floor for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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Historic Le Faucheux Single Action Pinfire Revolver Documented as Being Found on a Gettysburg Battle3065 - Historic Le Faucheux Single Action Pinfire Revolver Documented as Being Found on a Gettysburg Battle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3500 - 4500 This French pinfire revolver is accompanied by documents from "The Union drummer Boy" and Antique American Firea...
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Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
 
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Rare Confederate Naval Sword Marked Thomas, Griswold & Company of New Orleans3066 - Rare Confederate Naval Sword Marked Thomas, Griswold & Company of New Orleans
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3500 - 5500 Manufactured by Thomas, Griswold & Company of New Orleans. The company was active from 1861 to 1862 until they were pu...
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Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 682.50) x 1 = 4,182.50
 
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Civil War Confederate Belt with Buckle3067 - Civil War Confederate Belt with Buckle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1500 - 2500 This original Civil War leather belt measures nearly 36 inches long. The belt has a "CS" brass buckle. BBL: ...
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Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 731.25) x 1 = 4,481.25
 
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Identified Brass Bugle, with a Civil War Production Songbook3070 - Identified Brass Bugle, with a Civil War Production Songbook
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1000 - 1600 1) Bugle, brass construction, approximately 16 inches long, with a silver mouthpiece. Hand engraved "Klemm & Bro/...
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Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 351.00) x 1 = 2,151.00
 
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Civil War Camp Chair and U.S.S. Paul Jones Fire Bucket3071 - Civil War Camp Chair and U.S.S. Paul Jones Fire Bucket
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $900 - 1400 1) Fire bucket with a brass encircled star mounted on the side. The star is marked "J.E. HARTER/U.S.S. PAUL JONES"...
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Sold to floor for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Interesting Civil War 20th Maine Grouping with Gettysburg History3072 - Interesting Civil War 20th Maine Grouping with Gettysburg History
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1500 - 2500 The 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment is most known for their famous defense of Little Round top at the battle of Getty
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Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
 
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Ron Craig Signed and Dated Civil War Battle Oil Painting3073 - Ron Craig Signed and Dated Civil War Battle Oil Painting
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $800 - 1300 Oil painting by Ron Craig depicting Union troops surrounded by Confederate cavalry (see image). This original oil on canvas i
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Sold to floor for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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Framed Confederate General George Pickett Signature Display3074 - Framed Confederate General George Pickett Signature Display
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $750 - 1200 Framed signature of Confederate Major General George Edward Pickett. The signature is dated 1861. Professionally matted and f
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Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
 
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Framed Civil War General George Gordon Meade Signature Display3075 - Framed Civil War General George Gordon Meade Signature Display
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $700 - 1200 Framed signature of Union Major General George Gordon Meade, the Union hero of the battle of Gettysburg, PA. July 1, 2 and 3.
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Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,434.00
 
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Rare Confederate Fayetteville Armory Percussion Rifle3076 - Rare Confederate Fayetteville Armory Percussion Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $15000 - 25000 This is an extremely rare example of a Confederate Model 1855 Pattern rifle that was manufactured at the former Armory at
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Sold to floor for (13,000.00 + 2,535.00) x 1 = 15,535.00
 
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Very Rare Richmond Confederate Sharps Carbine3077 - Very Rare Richmond Confederate Sharps Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $13000 - 18000 This is a very rare example of a Confederate made Sharps carbine with the marking "RICHMOND,VA/1862" at the re...
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Sold to floor for (13,000.00 + 2,535.00) x 1 = 15,535.00
 
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U.S. C. Roby Civil War Era Model 1860 Cavalry Sabre with Scabbard and Hanger3078 - U.S. C. Roby Civil War Era Model 1860 Cavalry Sabre with Scabbard and Hanger
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $900 - 1300 Curved double fuller blade, 35 inches long, with "US/1865/A.G.M" on the right ricasso and "C. ROBY/W. CHELMS...
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Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 214.50) x 1 = 1,314.50
 
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1855 Dated U.S. Ames Foot Artillery Short Sword with Scabbard3079 - 1855 Dated U.S. Ames Foot Artillery Short Sword with Scabbard
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1100 - 1600 Resembling a Roman gladiator sword, this U.S. Ames Model 1832 short sword has a 19 inch long blade with a ricasso marked &...
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Sold to floor for (850.00 + 165.75) x 1 = 1,015.75
 
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Two Civil War Artillery Sabres with Scabbards3080 - Two Civil War Artillery Sabres with Scabbards
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $950 - 1600 1) Ames Artillery Sabre, 31 3/4 inch single fuller blade with the Ames scroll on the left ricasso and "CONN/1862"...
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Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 214.50) x 1 = 1,314.50
 
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Two Eagle Head Pommel Sabres3081 - Two Eagle Head Pommel Sabres
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1000 - 1500 1) 29 3/4 inch single fuller blade, with half blue finish, gold accented engraving, and a signature on the right side near t
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Sold to floor for (850.00 + 165.75) x 1 = 1,015.75
 
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German-Made Model 1860 Staff & Field Officer's Sword with Scabbard and An Ames Model 1850 Foot Offic3082 - German-Made Model 1860 Staff & Field Officer's Sword with Scabbard and An Ames Model 1850 Foot Offic
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $900 - 1500 1) 30 inch blade, with "SCHNITZLER/A&A/SOLINGEN", on the left ricasso. Brass hilt with folding counterguard, ...
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Sold to floor for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Rare 1864 Dated Illustrated Schuyler, Hartley & Graham Catalog of Arms and Military Goods3083 - Rare 1864 Dated Illustrated Schuyler, Hartley & Graham Catalog of Arms and Military Goods
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Estimate: $1500 - 2500 Operating out of New York, Schuyler, Hartley & Graham was a major supplier of arms and uniform items for America's...
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Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 214.50) x 1 = 1,314.50
 
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Very Rare New Haven Arms Co., Henry Rifle with Sword Bayonet Lug3084 - Very Rare New Haven Arms Co., Henry Rifle with Sword Bayonet Lug
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $25000 - 45000 This unique Henry lever-action rifle was manufactured by the New Haven Arms Co., in 1862. This rifle is one of a very smal
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Sold to floor for (32,500.00 + 6,337.50) x 1 = 38,837.50
 
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U.S. Inspected Rogers & Spencer Army Model Percussion Civil War Revolver3085 - U.S. Inspected Rogers & Spencer Army Model Percussion Civil War Revolver
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $4250 - 5500 One of 5,800 percussion revolvers manufactured circa 1863- 65 by Rogers & Spencer of Willow Dale, New York, (which is ...
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Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 731.25) x 1 = 4,481.25
 
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U.S. Inspected Starr Arms Model 1858 Double Action Army Percussion Civil War Revolver3086 - U.S. Inspected Starr Arms Model 1858 Double Action Army Percussion Civil War Revolver
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $3250 - 4500 Blade and hammer notch sights, with the left side of frame marked "STARR ARMS Co. NEW. YORK." and the right &quo...
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Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
 
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U.S. Inspected Starr Arms Model 1863 Single Action Army Civil War Revolver3087 - U.S. Inspected Starr Arms Model 1863 Single Action Army Civil War Revolver
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2750 - 4250 Blade and hammer notch sights, with the left side of frame marked "STARR ARMS Co. NEW. YORK." and the right &quo...
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Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 633.75) x 1 = 3,883.75
 
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Historical Sharps John Brown Model 1853 Percussion Carbine3088 - Historical Sharps John Brown Model 1853 Percussion Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $10000 - 20000 This carbine is identified by specific serial number in Sellers book, "Sharps Firearm" on page 91 as being one...
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Sold to floor for (30,000.00 + 5,850.00) x 1 = 35,850.00
 
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Rare U.S. Revenue Cutter Service Jenks-Remington Breech Loading Percussion Carbine3089 - Rare U.S. Revenue Cutter Service Jenks-Remington Breech Loading Percussion Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $7000 - 10000 Manufactured circa 1846 to 1847, this is a scarce example of a Jenks-Remington carbine with U.S. Revenue Cutter Service mar
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Sold to floor for (5,500.00 + 1,072.50) x 1 = 6,572.50
 
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Excellent U.S. Navy Jenks-Remington Breech Loading Carbine with Tape Primer3090 - Excellent U.S. Navy Jenks-Remington Breech Loading Carbine with Tape Primer
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $5000 - 8000 Manufactured circa 1847 to 1848 with approximately 1000 Jenks tape primer carbines produced by Remington. The top of the bar
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Sold to floor for (8,500.00 + 1,657.50) x 1 = 10,157.50
 
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U.S. Whitney Model 1841 Percussion Mississippi Rifle3091 - U.S. Whitney Model 1841 Percussion Mississippi Rifle
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1400 - 2250 This is an example of a U.S. Model 1841 Rifle that was manufactured by the Whitney Arms Co., of New Haven, Connecticut in 18
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Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
 
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Excellent Triplett & Scott Civil War Repeating Carbine3092 - Excellent Triplett & Scott Civil War Repeating Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2250 - 3250 This is a very fine example of a Triplett & Scott carbine manufactured in 1865 by the Meriden Manufacturing Company as...
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Sold to floor for (3,750.00 + 731.25) x 1 = 4,481.25
 
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U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Percussion Rifle Musket with Bayonet3093 - U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Percussion Rifle Musket with Bayonet
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1100 - 1600 These rifle muskets were manufactured by Harpers Ferry and Springfield Armory from 1857 to 1861. The rear of the lock is dat
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Sold to floor for (2,750.00 + 536.25) x 1 = 3,286.25
 
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Fine U.S. Civil War Springfield Model 1861 Rifle-Musket Dated 1862 with Bayonet3094 - Fine U.S. Civil War Springfield Model 1861 Rifle-Musket Dated 1862 with Bayonet
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1400 - 2250 This is an early Civil War production example of a U. S. Springfield Model 1861 rifle-musket, the primary Civil War musket a
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Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
 
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Civil War Leather Accouterments3095 - Civil War Leather Accouterments
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $900 - 1400 36 inch long leather belt with "US" marked cap pouch and a cartridge box. The cartridge box has no maker markings...
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Sold to floor for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
 
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Rare First Type Lindner Civil War Carbine3096 - Rare First Type Lindner Civil War Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $2750 - 4250 Designed and made by Edward Lindner of Manchester, New Hampshire, probably at Amoskeag Manufacturing Company. Only 892 of th
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Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 877.50) x 1 = 5,377.50
 
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Starr Arms Civil War Breech Loading Percussion Carbine3097 - Starr Arms Civil War Breech Loading Percussion Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $800 - 1300 This is an example of one of approximately 20,600 percussion carbines produced by Starr Arms Company of Yonkers, New York cir
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Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 253.50) x 1 = 1,553.50
 
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U.S. Contract Remington Type II "Split Breech" Single Shot Breech Loading Carbine3098 - U.S. Contract Remington Type II "Split Breech" Single Shot Breech Loading Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $750 - 1200 Manufactured for Remington under a sub-contract with Savage Revolving Arms Company, the Split Breech Carbine is doubly signif
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Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 253.50) x 1 = 1,553.50
 
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Gwyn & Campbell Type II Civil War Carbine3099 - Gwyn & Campbell Type II Civil War Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $750 - 1200 Manufactured by Edward Gwyn and Abner Campbell of Hamilton, Ohio with a total production of only 4,000. The breech end of the
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Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
 
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Rare Jenks Martial Inspected "Mule Ear" Revenue Cutter Percussion Carbine3100 - Rare Jenks Martial Inspected "Mule Ear" Revenue Cutter Percussion Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1100 - 1600 Manufactured in 1846 by N.P. Ames of Springfield, Massachusetts and subsequently altered for paper cartridge use in 1861 by
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Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 438.75) x 1 = 2,688.75
 
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Scarce U.S. Simeon North Hall Patent Model 1840 Second Type "Fishtail" Breechloading Carbine3101 - Scarce U.S. Simeon North Hall Patent Model 1840 Second Type "Fishtail" Breechloading Carbine
Rock Island Auction Company
Estimate: $1600 - 2500 Blade and notch sights, with "NWP" on the left side of the barrel, and "U.S/S. NORTH/MIDLtn/CONN/1840"...
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Sold to floor for (1,700.00 + 331.50) x 1 = 2,031.50
 
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