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U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle
Date/Period: Dated 1834


U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle, right facing

Measurement: Barrel: 32.75”, .52-caliber

Material: Walnut stock

Condition: Mechanically fine…tight action, Original ramrod, barrel is smooth original
brown, strong case color on interior of block; about 40% on top of block else fading to
brown and smoky gray.

Additional Information: The first widely issued breech loading rifle manufactured with
interchangeable parts and adopted by the national Armory, this example dated 1834 is
arsenal converted to percussion. These guns were manufactured at the Harpers Ferry
Arsenal utilizing Hall’s assembly line process. Standard breech marking: J.H. HALL over
H. Ferry over 1834. The stock is fine and displays an original finish, dark patina.
Interestingly because the hammer is large (intrusive), the sights are canted to the left.
Included is a beautiful professionally made reproduction sling.

$4,485.00

1390-2


U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle, left facing

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle, detail view 1

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle, detail view 2

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle, detail view 3

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle, trigger guard

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1819 Hall Percussion Conversion Breechloading Rifle, butt plate


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