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Lot 190: "Bridesburg" Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Civil War U.S. Alfred Jenks & Son "Bridesburg" Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,300

Civil War U.S. Alfred Jenks & Son "Bridesburg" Model 1861 Percussion Rifle-Musket

Manufacturer: Bridesburg
Model: 1861
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 564
Item Interest: Average
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:

"1861" dated lock. These rifle-muskets were famously used in the Fenian raids after the Civil War. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

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