September 10-12, 2019 Field & Range Firearms
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George Tryon of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania manufactured 1841 "Mississippi Rifle". One of 5000 made between 1846 - 1848. Musket barrel with blade front sight, stud for saber bayonet and rear graduated sight. "AWP", "VP", and eagle head barrel proofs with 1847 date on tang. Barrel also marked with "N.J." on left rear flat. Lock marked "Tryon US" in front of hammer and "Philada PA 1848" behind hammer. Walnut wood stock with brass furniture. Stock has "NJ" in circle proof above brass sideplate and behind sideplate towards buttstock. "JHK" stamping near rear of sideplate. Brass buttplate has "US" mark on top. Small brass button with number "11" below patchbox, which is probably a museum tag or collectors id tag. CONDITION: Overall good with metal parts having been cleaned and polished. Ramrod exhibits deep pitting along with end of barrel. Wood stock has usage and handling marks with visible proofs and traces of original varnish. Mechanically solid. Missing extra nipple in patchbox. From the Robert Sadler Collection.
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
33"
Caliber/Bore
.54
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Tryon
Model
1841
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Serial Number
NSN
(A) 1841 TRYON MISSISSIPPI RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,845.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
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