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    Fine Unaltered U.S. M1841 .54 Caliber Percussion "Mississippi" Rifle. Metal smooth and generally clean with traces of brown and some scattered areas of dark patina, specifically on lock and hammer. Deep crisp marks including matching 1851 tang date. Mechanically perfect, seven groove .54 caliber rifled bore about perfect. Wood excellent with dark smooth patina, just a few minor chips dents, perfect J. L. R. inspector's mark. Complete, original, and untouched in every respect. Brass furniture perfect with nice patina, even retaining the spare nipple in the patchbox. A pretty gun in wonderful condition, and very scarce in this unaltered form.

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    December, 2009
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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