A Triplett & Scott's Patent breechloading carbine by Meriden Manufactury Company
Lot 3290ANTIQUE
A Triplett & Scott's Patent breechloading carbine by Meriden Manufactury Company
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,200 - 1,800
Lot Details
A Triplett & Scott's Patent breechloading carbine by Meriden Manufactury Company
Serial no. 3735, .50 caliber. Scarce 22 inch blued barrel with adjustable rear sight, left side of chamber marked Kentucky. Casehardened action with standard markings. Walnut stock and fore-end with later coat of varnish, left side of buttstock marked N/WB. Sling swivels.
Condition: Very good to fine. Barrel/chamber retain 95% blue finish showing some small marks. Bright bore. Action with traces of casehardened colors. Hammer spring fatigued, the action does not hold on cock. Wood with some scattered marks, small hairline crack behind upper frame tang.
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Footnotes

  • Note: Of some 5000 examples produced under contract to the State of Kentucky, only 2000 were manufactured with 22 inch barrels.
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