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Lot 131: Kittredge & Co. Frank Wesson Two Trigger Military Carbine

Kittredge & Co. Marked Frank Wesson First Type Two Trigger Military Carbine

Auction Date: April 13, 2018

Lot 131: Kittredge & Co. Frank Wesson Two Trigger Military Carbine

Kittredge & Co. Marked Frank Wesson First Type Two Trigger Military Carbine

Auction Date: April 13, 2018

Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900
Price Realized:

Kittredge & Co. Marked Frank Wesson First Type Two Trigger Military Carbine

Manufacturer: Frank Wesson
Model: Two Trigger
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 RF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 3364
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 67
Class: Antique
Description:

Benjamin Kittredge & Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio, is known to have supplied these carbines to the following states: Ohio (151), Indiana (760), Kentucky (1366), Kansas (unknown), and Missouri (unknown). It has a blade front sight on a thick dovetailed base, two leaf rear sight, " F. WESSON'S PATENT/OCT. 25 1859" and "B. KITTREDGE & CO./CINCINATTI O." on top of the barrel behind the rear sight, and the serial number on the trigger guard tang, left side of the barrel, top of the frame under the barrel, hammer, buttplate screws, and underside of the buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very good with 20% original blue finish on the barrel and brown patina and light oxidation/pitting on the balance. The stock is also very good and has some minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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