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    Scarce P 1853 Enfield Rifle With Robert's Breech-Loading Conversion Patented by Brigadier General B.S. Roberts, US Army in 1867. Produced 1869-1870 by the Providence Tool Company, Providence Rhode Island for the Robert's Breechloading Arms Company New York. Altered with the addition of the Robert's Breech. Barrel measures 30 3/4", sharp bore, functioning action. Barrel smooth and brown with traces of bluing, action with dull case colors. Unmarked lock with traces of case colors. Brass furniture excellent exhibits an undisturbed patina. Wood displays sharp edges, some scattered dents, minor losses along the ramrod channel and stamped serial / assembly numbers. A very nice example of a scarce conversion usually encountered on a US Model 1861/63 rifle.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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