Lot 8795

A Spanish M1857/59 cavalry carbine, Oviedo, 1864

Fine Antique and Modern Firearms | O88s | Online auction | 997 Lots

Hammer price € 1,600

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Description

Round barrel, length 57 cm, octagonal chamber. Bright rifle bore with four grooves, calibre .577. Serial number 854. Matching numbers, incl. stock. Original finish of barrel better 90%. "Express sights" with metric graduation 100/300/400. Various acceptance marks and production year on top of chamber. Smooth percussion lock marked "Crown/AR" and "1864". Iron furniture. Walnut stock marked "Oviedo" and date in circle. Signs of age and wear. Hinged ramrod with brass tip. Small parts with various acceptance marks. Mechanically sound. Length circa 96 cm.
A few modifications apart this rifle was built after the British Pattern 1853. This rare gun of the Spanish empire was also purchased by the American Confederate Armies during the civil war, which makes it a desirable collector's item for Civil War collectors.

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Our online auction "Fine Antique and Modern Firearms" includes 999 lots. The auction starts on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).