Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4: Factory Engraved Jennings Breech Loading Percussion Rifle

Auction Date: February 3, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

Factory Engraved Jennings Breech Loading Percussion Rifle

Manufacturer: Robbins & Lawrence
Model: Jennings
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 54 percussion
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 6
Class: Antique
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.

Manufactured c. 1850-1851 using Jennings Repeating Rifle components. The thin "tube" under the barrel was used for holding a cleaning rod whereas the repeating version has a magazine tube for "rocket balls."

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