Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Rather Scarce P1858 Enfield Artillery Carbine in Fine Untouched Condition, Tower 1861. All metal with deep, dark, smooth untouched patina with just some very minor dark surface rust in the breech area, really excellent. Folding two leaf rear sight. Wood about perfect with dark rich patina, again completely untouched, with just a few very minor dents. Crisp stockmaker's cartouche of Bentley & Playfair. Brass furniture also perfect with deep dark patina. Excellent markings, mechanically perfect. Breech proof #25 and #19 on bayonet lug. Missing only the swivels, otherwise complete and original in every respect and probably not touched by a screwdriver since the Civil War. Purchased by the US at the beginning of the war in limited quantity, with substantially larger quantities purchased by the Confederacy, this example being indigenous to Texas. Very desirable with this early war date.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    25th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,613

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 April 17 Featuring the Michael Ward Collection Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search