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Lot 1207: U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Style Rifle-Musket

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Style Percussion Rifle-Musket

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1207: U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Style Rifle-Musket

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Style Percussion Rifle-Musket

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500
Price Realized:

U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1855 Style Percussion Rifle-Musket

Manufacturer: Harpers Ferry Armory Muskets And Carbines
Model: 1855-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 40 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 544
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 168
Class: Antique
Description:

"1860" dated on the tail of the lock with the eagle and shield marked on the primer mechanism door and "U.S./HARPER'S FERRY" marked at the front of the lock. Front sight/bayonet lug and folding leaf rear sight. "V", "P" and "eagle head" proofs (faint) marked on the left quarter of the breech. Replacement Springfield Model 1863 style barrel bands.

Rating Definition:

Very good as assembled, with some areas of light to moderate light pitting and resurfaced metal visible at the breech, and reapplied lock markings. Stock is very fine as lightly sanded an re-oiled with sharp edges, some scattered dings, and a few cracks in the ramrod channel. Absent internal parts in the primer feed mechanism, otherwise mechanically fine.



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