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DREYSE M1857 NEEDLEFIRE CARBINE.

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:850.00 USD Estimated At:1,700.00 - 2,200.00 USD
DREYSE M1857 NEEDLEFIRE CARBINE.
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[?]Live Online Auction Starts In 2020 Jun 12 @ 10:00 (UTC-4 : AST/EDT)
Cal. 15.4mm. NSN. Bbl. 14 1/4". A rare example of a Prussian Dreyse that according to the consignor is S# 683 & has standard Prussian inspector"s marks on internal parts. There is a fixed front sight w/ a 2 position, flip up, rear leaf sight. Brass trigger guard & buttplate. Trigger guard plate has a lg. lanyard ring near the cheekpiece. Figured wood stock. CONDITION: steel has a medium gray somewhat mottled patina & the brass has an aged mellow patina. Stock appears to have original finish w/ numerous dents & dings from vigorous use. There is a minor loss behind the muzzle cap. Mechanics need adjustment. Good bore w/ strong rifling. PROVENANCE: Formally of Dr. Geoffrey Sturgess Collection. (01-17360/BF). ANTIQUE. $1,700-2,200.