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Pook & Pook Inc.
Live Auction

Firearms & Militaria

Sat, May 12, 2018 10:00AM EDT
Lot 54

Saddle Ring Sporting single shot rifle/shotgun

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

Rare and excellent presentation cased Maynard patent, First model 1857 Saddle Ring Sporting single shot rifle/shotgun, retains both a .50 caliber rifled barrel and a .55 caliber smoothbore barrel with brass front sight, the presentation case contains both .50 caliber and .55 caliber brass casings for reloading, a cartridge loader, bullet seating die, chamber adapters, marked bullet mold, Maynard tape primers and original shot and rifle cartridges, case colored receiver is marked MAYNARD ARMS CO-WASHINGTON on the right side of the receiver and MANUFACTURED BY-MASS ARMS CO-CHICOPEE FALLS, a tang sight, Maynard tape primer and a finely fitted patch box integral to the steel butt plate, walnut case is velvet lined with each compartment retaining the appropriate accessories, 26'' barrels, barrels are numbered #4940, no serial number.


Overall very fine condition, barrels and hammer show 98% of original blue with the .50 caliber rifled barrel being bright and exhibiting good rifling, the .55 caliber smoothbore barrel has a mirror bore, the receiver and tangs show strong case colors