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SOLD at 2012 Apr 22 @ 09:59UTC-6 : CST/MDT
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This rifle was contracted by J.T. Hodge and A. M. Burton and manufactured at the Trenton Locomotive and Machine Co., Trenton, New Jersey in 1863 and 1864. The lock is marked "1864" behind the hammer and marked with the eagle shield motif and "U.S./TRENTON" in front of the hammer. The top of the barrel at the breech is marked "1864", the left upper flat is marked with the "V/P/eagle head" proof marks and the left flat is marked "N.J.". The rifle is equipped with the standard front sight/bayonet lug and three folding leaf rear sights and cleanout screw on the bolster. Mounted with a full stock secured by three barrel bands, iron forend cap, iron ramrod with a tulip head and swelled shank, "NJ" in an oval cartouche on the left flat, and a sling swivel mounted on the front of the trigger guard and on the middle barrel band.
BBL: 40 inch round
Gauge: 58 cal
Serial Number: NSN
Condition: Fine. The rifle has an overall bright appearance with sharp markings. The reoiled stock is very fine with a crisp cartouche, some very scattered minor handling marks and a surface chip on the forearm (right side). Mechanically excellent.