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Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, Retaining Long Range Site, Ramrod - SOLD

Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, right facing

The barrel is dated 1858 and is a smooth plumb-brown color; good bore; lock displays eagle on Maynard tape primer lid; U.S./Harpers Ferry on forward section of lock; date mark of 1857 at rear section. Breech markings: V/P over eagle head proof; buttplate marked U.S. The action is smooth and tight; lock displays mottled smoky-gray color, all surfaces smooth. The walnut stock displays allover dings and dark patina; old repaired crack to stock at wrist which follows the grain; another tight fissure from breech tang screw follows the grain. (Overall L: 49”, .58-caliber barrel L: 33”)
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1132-17

SOLD


Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, left facing
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, patch box
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, lock plate
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, detail 1
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, trigger guard
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, side plate
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, tang
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, detail 2
Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle, Brass Mounted, Harpers Ferry
Prior to 1860, sight


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