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Lot 4249: Two U.S. Martial Percussion Rifles with Bayonets

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Two U.S. Martial Percussion Rifles with Bayonets

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

A) Very Scarce Documented Krider Type I Long Militia Rifle

Manufacturer: Krider J H
Model: Militia-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 36 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 256
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

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.

Description:

Krider Type I long rifles are described on p. 394-395 of "American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume III" by George Moller, with the lock of this exact rifle pictured on p. 394. Includes US socket bayonet and modern modern leather sling.

B) Whitney Variant Rifle-Musket with Direct Vent, First Type

Manufacturer: Whitney Arms Company
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 30 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 256
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

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.

Description:

"1863" dated lock. Whitney variant rifle-muskets with direct vent, first type are described on p. 501-503 of George D. Moller's book "American Military Shoulder Arms Volume III". Includes socket bayonet and modern leather sling. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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