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Lot 2333: Civil War U.S. Contract Whitney Model 1861 Rifle-Musket

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Documented Civil War U.S. Contract Whitney Model 1861 Rifle-Musket with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

Documented Civil War U.S. Contract Whitney Model 1861 Rifle-Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Whitney Arms Company
Model: 1861
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 323
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Shown and discussed on pages 290-291 of "American Military Shoulder Arms, Vol. 3" by George Moller. "1863" dated lock and barrel, socket bayonet, and leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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