Only 200-300 Model 1855 rifles were made in this configuration. 44 Caliber. 24" bbls, exc bore, correct sights. Overall gun is in very fine condition with 75% bright shiny orig blue remaining; very slight toning. The orig wood is in exc cond with 95% of the orig varnish remaining; the usual 3" crack in front of the forearm that they all seem to have. Sharp markings, crisp mechanical cond. Hard to improve on.
Leroy Merz Antique Firearms specializes in antique and vintage Winchesters and other fine American firearms. Since 1965 Mr. Merz has taken part in the world of firearms and has been a contributor to many well known reference books. Just recently we mailed the 122nd edition of our privately-published catalog. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.