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Excellent U.S. Harpers Ferry Hall Patent Model 1819 Breech Loading Flintlock Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:1,800.00 USD Estimated At:4,500.00 - 7,000.00 USD
Excellent U.S. Harpers Ferry Hall Patent Model 1819 Breech Loading Flintlock Rifle
Estimate: $4500 - 7000
Produced at the Harpers Ferry Armory, the Model 1819 was the U.S. Army's first breech loading long arm, as well as the first arm with fully interchangeable parts. Blade and fixed notch sights, properly offset to the left, with the breech marked "J.H. HALL/ H. FERRY/ US/ 1837" perpendicular to the bore. The breech catch is the proper "trigger" design, with the extended pistol grip trigger guard. Smooth straight grip stock with button head ramrod, sling swivels, three barrel bands and smooth flat buttplate.
BBL: 33 inch round
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 52
Finish: brown
Grips:
Serial Number: NSN
Condition: Excellent, with 97% of the original brown finish, showing wear on the muzzle and high edges, mild scratches and scattered handling marks. Stock is excellent, with pressure dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent. Appears unissued!