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    U.S. M1841 .58 Caliber Percussion Mississippi Rifle, Robbins & Lawrence/ 1850 with Period ID to the 46th Mass. Vol. Inf. Metal generally smooth with deep dark patina, just some pitting in the breech/ bolster area. Mechanically fine, crisp markings, bore now about smooth. A front sight configured to accept a socket bayonet was added when the gun was altered to .58 caliber. Wood very good with dark untouched patina and nice inspector's cartouche. Missing the lower sling swivel, and the ramrod is a correct replacement, else complete and original in every respect. Brass furniture about perfect with nice light patina. Die stamped on the tang of the butt plate "Co. I / MASS 46 / 69". The 46th Mass. mustered into service in September 1862 and saw service throughout North Carolina until their muster out on July 29, 1863. Nice ID'd Civil War Mississippi.

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    June, 2010
    26th Saturday
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