Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 150: Frank Wesson Military-Carbine Rifle 44 RF

Auction Date: February 16, 2017

Civil War Era B. Kittredge & Company Marked Frank Wesson Two-Trigger Military Carbine

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Civil War Era B. Kittredge & Company Marked Frank Wesson Two-Trigger Military Carbine

Manufacturer: Frank Wesson
Model: Military-Carbine
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 RF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 2010
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 18
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

During the Civil War, Frank Wesson supplied around 3,000 of these carbines to B. Kittredge & Company of Cincinnati. Kittredge then supplied 760 to Indiana, 1,366 to Kentucky, and others to Kansas and Missouri.

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