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Lot 2271: Cosmopolitan Arms Co. Breech Loading Percussion Rifle

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Rare Civil War Cosmopolitan Arms Co. Breech Loading Percussion Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000

Rare Civil War Cosmopolitan Arms Co. Breech Loading Percussion Rifle

Manufacturer: Cosmopolitan Arms Co
Model: Percussion-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 32 inch round
Finish: blue/brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 274
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Less than 100, possibly under 50 of these rifles manufactured in total c. 1859-62. Bayonet lug on right of muzzle. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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