1841 U.S. Whitney Percussion Rifle

Antique Item #C2194

1841 U.S. Whitney Percussion Rifle

  • Price: $2,595.00 CAD
  • Licensing Category: Antique
  • Maker: Whitney
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  • Description:

    Antique U.S. Model 1841 percussion rifle in 54 caliber.  This U.S. Military rifle shows the scarcer 1855 dated lockplate. (Total production 26,500 1843 to 1855). The 33" barrel shows a dark bore with strong rifling.  The barrel and lock show fine pitting especially in the breech area and clear lock markings.  The wood is sound showing trace of the inspector marks.  The wood shows its' obvious usage marks.  All brass fittings.  The nose cap retaining spring is missing the locking stud.  This rifle would appear to be quite shootable but should be checked by a gunsmith prior to shooting.