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.
PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
Serial number dates to 1863. The receiver, upper tang and buttplate tang feature extensive floral scroll engraving with punch dot backgrounds along with scalloped borders. The barrel has the two-line patent date/address marking and blade and folding ladder sights. Matching serial numbers are on the left side of the lower tang, barrel, three receiver tang screws, stock inlet, a buttplate screw and buttplate. The buttstock is fitted with a trapdoor brass buttplate.