Mississippi Rifle Model 1841 US percussion rifle
Guns International #: 100422131 Seller's Inventory #: 14-29
Category: Antique Rifles - Percussion - Civil War Rifles
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Mississippi Rifle Model 1841 US percussion rifle aka “Mississippi rifle
Marked Harpers Ferry,1853, marked on the back of the lock, US and eagle, eagle feint, marked on the middle of the lock. 54 caliber, 33” round barrel bore has been bored out to smooth bore, AW proof markings on barrel. The rifle has a browned barrel, case-hardened lock and hammer and brass furniture with the distinctive large brass patchbox with place for spare nipple. The lock has a little corrosion and bbl has some corrosion. The stock is oil-finished walnut and in fine condition with a little wear on left side. The M1841 Rifle is often referred to as the “Mississippi Rifle” for its use by the 1st Mississippi Regiment led by Jefferson Davis at the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican War. The M1841 was continually modified and saw extensive service in both service with both Federal and Confederate forces during the first years of the Civil War. g on nipple and bloster and bbl. Date is light. The case-hardened hammer and lockplate have aged to a dark patina. All markings remain on the lock. The brass furniture is in fine condition and free from nicks or scratches. The stock shows normal wear and has one crack in front of the trigger guard. The action is crisp and tight. A solid example of a dated M1841 Rifle.
CONDITION: Very good/good. The barrel has a smooth brown patina finish overall with some light pitting on nipple and bolster and bbl. next to bolster. The action is crisp and tight. A solid example of a dated M1841 Rifle.
I take Visa/Mastercard, add 3%. Allow two weeks for all checks, whether bank, personal or certified to clear. It is also possible to wire funds to my account for instant credit for a $20.00 wire charge. 3 day- no questions asked return period for refund of price paid for gun. Call or email with any questions or for more pictures. Guns are antique and should not be fired without examination by gunsmith. $50 shipping for long guns, $30 for hand guns to lower 48 states, about $50-$75 to most European countries and $70-$80 to Australia for antique handguns, cArbines $75-$125. We can generally get insurance if you want through shipper but coverage is limited. Notify me if you want it. You can send 20% down- balance in 90 days for installment