U.S. Model 1808, Rufus Perkins, Massachusetts Proof Marks, Dated 1814

Bridgewater, Massachusetts. Released from contract in 1813

U.S. Model 1808, Rufus Perkins, Massachusetts Proof Marks, Dated 1814

Lock Marked “BRIDGWATER 1814” with Eagle over “U.S.” within oval. Barrel marked at breech “P – M” over “RP” / “1814”.

Item Date: Dated 1814

Estimated Year: 1814

Measurement: Overall Length: 59.5"; Barrel Length: 44.5"

Item Condition: Very good as found condition; stock likely displays original surface featuring dark color and patina. We note that there is a very tight crack traveling from front lockplate screw to forend of trigger guard tang that was repaired a very longtime ago. Tight repaired crack traveling from breech tang towards aft tit of lockplate that was repaired long ago [trivial and tiny chip of wood missing]. The barrel is plumb brown fading to smoky gray; lock is smooth gunmetal gray... mechanics ate tight and smooth.

Price: $3,850

SKU 728-153

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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