Peabody Rifle 43 Spanish by Providence Tool Co.
Guns International #: 101342702 Seller's Inventory #:
Category: Antique Rifles - Cartridge - Antique Rifles - Single Shot
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Seller: Big Iron Firearms & Collectibles
Company: Big Iron Firearms & Collectibles
Member Since: 1/20/15
Country: United States
Phone: (260) 319-6961
Fax: (260) 577-5030
Number of Active Listings: 42
Total Number of Listings: 1762
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: MasterCard, Visa, Discover, AMEX, Money Order, Cashier Check, Personal Checks held until cleared
Here is an excellent condition, PEABODY rifle manufactured by PROVIDENCE TOOL CO, in Providence RI, under the 1862 PEABODY patent. This model is known as the 1870 SPANISH MODEL and is chambered in 43 SPANISH caliber. Also, with regard to this specific rifle, two proof marks, one stamped on top of barrel breech & again on top of receiver, the "Crown over V" (consisting of a V topped by a "Charlemagne" crown with rectanguloid panels with arched tops) is a German proof mark showing a weapon in storage at the time of the German adoption of its Proof Act, in 1891. The presence of this German mark on this Peabody suggests that it was one of those sent to France for the Franco-Prussian War, and that it subsequently was captured, surrendered, or confiscated by the victorious Prussian forces. This rifle is in excellent condition with smoky case hardening colors on the receiver, lock, hammer, lever and breech block. The wood is excellent showing no cracks or damage and a nice sharp cartouche. The bore is bright and shiny with strong sharp rifling, only one small spot of light roughness that will probably scrub out. The sights are correct and original as is the cleaning rod. All screw heads are clean and are not chewed up. The barrel is nice, no rust and has a nice smooth blue/patina finish.
Big Iron Firearms & Collectibles is a family owned & operated business. We are a licensed FFL Dealer & stand behind all of our listings. We try to replicate all aspects of the firearm in our photos & if you’re not completely satisfied, we will refund 100% of the purchase price during the 3 day inspection period.
We Do Not Charge credit card fees, all major credit cards are accepted. We offer a 2% discount on sales price for items purchased with a money order, cashier or personal check, with item held until cleared.
Will M. at 260-319-6961