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    Exceptional, Untouched, Possibly Unissued US M1841 Mississippi Rifle. Truly 'attic' condition. E. Whitney, 1851. In original .54 caliber configuration with excellent bore. All brass with deep, dark untouched patina and perfect. Wood is dry with a few very minor dents but appears to be unissued, with crisp WAT inspector's cartouche opposite lock. Barrel with proper proofs and matching tang date of 1851. The front sling swivel is broken/missing, easily replaced. The lock and barrel are dark and untouched with a light coat of very old surface rust. Hand cleaning would doubtless reveal vestiges of the original lacquer brown. An exceptional Mississippi with great potential.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    12th Saturday
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