Lot 231
Rare C. B. Holden Long-Range "Creedmoor Rifle"
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
1870s, no serial number, .36 caliber centerfire, 29-3/4 in. round barrel marked C. B. HOLDEN.-MAKER-WORCHESTER.MASS., with globe front sight, adjustable rear sight, and Vernier target sight on the tang; walnut stock with checkered pistol grip and forend; button operated falling block action with extractor lever above; nickel-plated receiver with fancy engraving thoughout, lockplate and hammer on right, faux plate on left; and checkered buttplate.

Length overall 46 in.

Private Collection New England Gunsmith

Clean bore with strong spiral rifling; nickel plating largely intact and bright; barrel spotless and possibly re-blued; stock with minor marks from use. Very good condition.

$6,000 - 9,000