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FRANK WESSON .44 CAL 2 TRIGGER TIP UP RIFLE

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Description

FRANK WESSON .44 CAL 2 TRIGGER TIP UP RIFLE First Type rifle manufactured from 1859 to 1864. Used by the military and issued up to and during the civil war. Slotted link on the right side of the frame, breech end of barrel recessed at each side allowing for removal of spent cartridges without an extractor. Blade and two leaf sights on a barrel. "B. KITTREDGE & CO. / CINCINNATI, O." Kittredge & Co. was a well known Ohio sporting goods and arms dealer and agent for many American gun makers of the era. The added brass studs are a good indicator of a native American captured gun. SN#5182 Size:

Condition

VG Approx 90%
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17.5%

Estimate $1,000 – $2,000
Starting Bid $700
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7:00 AM - Apr 21, 2012
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Manor Auctions

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