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    Description

    U.S. E. Whitney 1836 Percussion Rifle.

    Unserialized, approximately .70 caliber, 31-inch barrel with fixed front sight and adjustable rear ladder sight. Lock marked: NEW / HAVEN / 1836 and U.S. / E. WHITNEY. US stamped to top of barrel. Smooth walnut straight stock with sling swivels. Metal ramrod and buttplate.

    Condition: Good. Finish primarily a smooth grey patina with scattered signs of age, handling wear and patches of pitting. Noticeable dings, scuffs and bruising present to wood. Action good. Lightly pitted bore.


    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    November
    17th Tuesday
    Auction Dates
    December
    6th Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    23 Days
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