Lot 134: 1851 Springfield Armory Civil War Rifle
January 14, 2017
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: MASSACHUSETTS, 1851 An 1851 Springfield Armory Civil War rifle. The rifle consists of a dark wood stock and long metal barrel attached by metal fastenings. "Springfield 1851" is engraved on the right side of the receiver with the United States crest of an eagle holding a shield engraved below.
Condition Report: Overall good condition, photos show all. The initials "M.L.R." have been hand carved into the left side of the stock.
Dimensions: Barrel: 42 inches Overall: 57 1/2 inches