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SN 11957. Cal 50. 21-5/8″ bbl. Fine example retaining much of its orig finish that conforms to the standard configuration of this arm with part oct bbl, with adjustable rear sight and fixed front sight with German silver blade. On the left side of breech is marked “ADDRESS/POULTNEY&TRIMBLE/BALTIMORE, U.S.A.” and “SMITH’S PATENT/JUNE 23 1857″, and also the 3-line markings on the contractor, “MANUFACTURED BY/AM’N M’CH’N WKS/SPRINGFIELD MASS”. PROVENANCE: The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Fine overall, bbl retains 95%+ thinning blue finish. Hammer, frame and breach retain muted case colors with an overall smooth gray/brown patina. Sights, breach strap, trigger guard and buttplate retain about half of their original blue finish. Stocks are well fit, refinished and retain most all of their newer varnished finish. Mechanically gun is excellent with bright, shiny bore. 49059-230 JS (2,500-4,500) – Lot 1148

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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