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Fine original inscribed Martial Henry Rifle, #3688 formerly in the Chester Bonoff Collection and o

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Fine original inscribed Martial Henry Rifle,  #3688 formerly in the Chester Bonoff  Collection and o
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Fine original inscribed Martial Henry Rifle, #3688 formerly in the Chester Bonoff Collection and obtained by him from the descendants of the original soldier. The rifle has a silver inscription plaque inlaidin the left side of frame which is engraved in original period script, "R.W. Crampton, Hannibal, MO, August 1864". The rifle shows a period folding tang peep sight, inspected with "H" at front of right frame and "C" atrear portion of barrel where it meets the frame, no inspection marks visible on stock. The rifle remains in original fine condition with sharp barrel address, sharp markings, crisp edges, 75%-85% of the original finishon barrel turned to light plum color, gorgeous dark taffy colored brass frame, sharp overall, with good wood that has been lightly cleaned, rear sight on barrel a period handmade V-notch type in the originalbarrel slot that matches the patina of the rifle and has always been with it; original wood cleaning rod in stock. Some initial research is included on Ralph W. Crampton as having served in different regiments in the

There is a 2 1/2% fee added to all credit card purchases. All items are as is, no warranty or claims and All SALES ARE FINAL. Please examine prior to bidding as it is the bidder's responsibilty to establish condition, age, genuineness, value or any other determinative factors.