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Lot 4151: G.P. Foster Porter Patent Percussion Turret Rifle

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Rare G.P. Foster Porter Patent Percussion Turret Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Rare G.P. Foster Porter Patent Percussion Turret Rifle

Manufacturer: Porter P W
Model: 1st
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 19 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 515
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:

One of approximately 300 First Models manufactured during the 1850s by G.P. Foster, at that time in Taunton, Massachusetts. Matching numbers on the barrel, frame, and turret.

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