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Lot 4098: Two Civil War U.S. Percussion Rifle-Muskets with Bayonets

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Two Civil War U.S. Percussion Rifle-Muskets with Bayonets

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) Scarce Early Whitney Model 1861 Rifle-Musket

Manufacturer: Whitney Arms Company
Model: 1861
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 404
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:

Scarce early "E. WHITNEY/N. HAVEN" marking on lock with no date. Includes US socket bayonet.

B) Springfield Model 1863 Type I Rifle-Musket

Manufacturer: Springfield Armory U.S.
Model: 1863
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 404
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:

"1863" dated lock and barrel. Includes US socket bayonet and leather scabbard.

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