CIVIL WAR MODEL 1861 TRENTON CONTRACT RIFLE MUSKET, DATED 1863
Item #: DROL1951
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Model 1861, .58 caliber, percussion rifle musket is complete, and in very good condition. Produced at the Trenton Locomotive and Machine Company by J.T. Hodge and A.M. Burton. This is just one of 2000 made for the US Govt contract.

All gun metal on this rifle has a fine bright barrel. Lock plate is stamped "U. S. / TRENTON” in front of the hammer and "1863” behind hammer. A strong spread-winged eagle motif is stamped on lockplate between hammer and bolster. The 40” long barrel has the original two-leaf rear sight and small blade front sight. Proof marks eaglehead on left facet of the breech are barely visible. Barrel bore clean and clear with good rifling. Screw heads are very good. Mechanics are crisp and strong. Retains its original swelled shank, tulip-head steel ramrod with a threaded end. Barrel bands, sling swivels, etc. are all in good condition.

Black walnut full stock is in very good condition overall. Has clean edge contours on the flat opposite the hammer.It has a small amount of wood filler around tang pictured.Stock exhibits strong oval NJ cartouche on the flat. There are no cracks and only very minor dings and dents from use and storage. Wood retains a very attractive color and finish.

A fine representative contract musket of the Civil War.


Shipping Weight: 20 lbs
Your Price $1,750.00 USD

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