OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.
Originally manufactured in 1863 and then converted using the breech loading system designed by American Edward Lindner and used during the Franco-Prussian War.
OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
Dated to 1870. Includes a document indicating the rifle was purchased through Bannermans for use by the home guard unit in Verdigre, Nebraska, during WWI.
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