August 15, 2009

Lot 199
 
MODEL 1861 US PERCUSSION RIFLE-MUSKET CONTRACT MODEL.
Lock is marked US over Trenton with a crisp American eagle in front of the hammer and the date 1863 behind the hammer. Barrel
and lock are bright and shiny with a couple of small areas of rust. Top of barrel is stamped with A and the number 100 in large numbers with 1863 right behind and NJ on the left flat. The number 16 is stamped in front of the sight. Wood stock has a crack on both sides of the wrist. Stamped Eastover. Comes with a white canvas sling.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,207.50