Frank Wesson Model 1870 Pocket Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 500.00 USD
Frank Wesson Model 1870 Pocket Rifle
Auction Location:

16600 Aston Street
Irvine, CA
Frank Wesson Model 1870 Small Frame Single Shot Pocket Rifle, #1221, .22 RF cal., 18'' octagon blue barrel, nickel frame, rosewood grips. Mfg'd from 1870-1890, also known as the ''Sportsman's Jewel'', with approx. 3000 produced. Barrel marked ''Frank Wesson, Worcester, Mass./Patented May 31st, 1870'', with windage adjustable rear sight, and combination ghost-ring blade front. Condition is very good. Finish to barrel has thinned and toned to approx. 65%-70%. Nickel shows light general patination with speckling to frontstrap and small fleck losses overall. Grips are very good with small loss at left panel where it terminates into frame. Action functions as designed, bore is very good to fine and should clean somewhat. Est.: $300-$500.