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Lot 4173: Two Civil War U.S. Percussion Rifle-Muskets

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Two Civil War U.S. Percussion Rifle-Muskets

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

A) Alfred Jenks & Son "Bridesburg" Model 1861 Rifle-Musket with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Bridesburg
Model: 1861
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 805
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.

Description:

"1864" dated lock and barrel. With a socket bayonet. In addition to the Civil War, these "Bridesburg" rifle-muskets were famously used in the Fenian raids.

B) Springfield Model 1863 Type II/Model 1864 Rifle-Musket

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1863
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 805
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.

Description:

"1864" dated lock and barrel.

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