November 26, 2012 07:00 PM EST Cincinnati


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Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifled-Musket

.58 caliber, 39" barrel, contract number 25-25. Lockplate marked Tower and dated 1861.  Brass triggerguard, buttplate, nosecap and sidelock escutcheons.  Walnut stock with three barrel bands.

Condition:Barrel is grey mixed with some staining, pitting and some rust that would clean off. Lockplate and hammer are sharp and crisp with some light pitting. Percussion nipple is a replacement.  Bore will has sharp rifling but needs cleaning and will clean to better.  Stock has had some Tru-oil applied; also has some nicks and dings.

Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$705
11/27/2012

 

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