January 23, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


Lee Firearms Company Sporting Rifle

.44 caliber, 30.75" octagonal barrel, S/N 1774. Blade front sight with semi-buckhorn rear sight block. Top of barrel marked "LEE'S FIRE ARMS CO. MILWAKEE, WIS./PATd JULY 22d 1862."  Frame marked with serial number.


Fair.  Barrel has a mostly gray and oxidized patination with some scattered evidence of prior cleaning and scratching.  Frame has a dark mixed coloration with missing extractor.  Hammer has some rust and marring.  Stock shows some handling marks and blemishes with an apparent repair through wrist.  Not mechanically functional.  Bore has some scattered pitting and cratering with some wear to edges of rifling.

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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