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Lot 1038: Harpers Ferry Armory Muskets And Carbines 1819-Rifle 52

Auction Date: December 2, 2011

Superb U.S. Harpers Ferry Hall's Patent Model 1819 Breech Loading Flintlock Rifle with Bayonet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $6,000 - $9,000

Superb U.S. Harpers Ferry Hall's Patent Model 1819 Breech Loading Flintlock Rifle with Bayonet

Manufacturer: Harpers Ferry Armory Muskets And Carbines
Model: 1819-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 52
Barrel: 33 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 865
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 176
Class: Antique
Description:

Fixed sights, properly offset to the left, with "J.H. HALL/ H. FERRY/ US/ 1838" on the breech, "trigger" pattern breech catch and a pistol grip trigger guard. Smooth straight grip stock with button head ramrod, sling swivels and a smooth flat buttplate. With an unmarked triangular spike bayonet, 15 1/2 inches long.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, showing 98% of the original brown lacquer finish, with bayonet wear on the muzzle, a few areas of gray patina and scattered light scratches. Stock is excellent, with a few chips and pressure dents. Mechanically excellent. A top-quality, possibly unissued example of the Harper's Ferry Hall Rifle.



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