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    MODEL 1841 U.S. PERCUSSION "MISSISSIPPI RIFLE". Lock plate marked "E. Whitney, U.S.", dated 1849. 28 ¾" barrel in .54 caliber. Brass furniture with 'U.S.' stamp on top of butt plate. Functioning action.

    Condition: Barrel shortened to length noted during period of use with front sight added. All metal surfaces are crusty and black in color. Brass rear barrel band, triggerplate, lock escutcheon and butt plate all have a lovely old patina. Triggerguard and front barrel band are modern replacements. Sling swivels are modern as well. Old break at wrist on stock that has been repaired. Stock shows numerous handling and ware dents, abrasions, etc.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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