May 18, 2021 Early Arms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2021
This example is of standard configuration. Barrel is stamped with "US" cartouche and eagle head over "P" proof. The rifling is no longer visible. The lock tail is stamped "HARPERS/FERRY/1816" and the center is stamped with an eagle with a "US" shield on its breast. Standard brass 1803 rifle furniture and walnut half stock. Complete with period iron ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a mottled brown patina, showing some corrosion at breech. Barrel markings are visible. Lock is a good professional reconversion with very good markings and a dark surface; functions properly. Brass retains a mustard patina showing scattered marks from use. Stock has been sanded and shows some oil stains and scattered marks. There is an area of loss behind breech on right side. DMG

Item Dimensions: L: 51".
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
35"
Caliber/Bore
.65 smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Harpers Ferry
Model
1803 Rifle
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,250.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $2,500
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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