Lot 11: J. Henry & Son brass mounted two band percussion rifle, .58 caliber, with a brass patch box

Pook and Pook

Pook and Pook

2016-05-05 13:26:18

Lot 11

J. Henry & Son brass mounted two band percussion rifle, .58 caliber, with a brass patch box, made in the style of the Remington Zouave rifle, but with an ovoid trigger guard, the lock inscribed J. Henry & Son, 35'' round barrel, together with a Justice marked saber bayonet stamped 24 on the brass grip, 21 3/4'' blade. There are no US proofs or acceptance marks on the barrel or stock. The barrel is bright. The stock has a chip and a crack to the rear of the lock and a 6.5" crack running from the rear lock screw to the barrel. There are numerous dents to the the upper wrist. The ramrod is a modern replacement.

Estimate: $1200-1800

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