Antique Gun 2847. US Model 1855 Rifle Manufactured at Harpers Ferry.

Dated 1859. Overall excellent condition. Bore is mint; metal smooth and bright. Brass forend cap. Double leaf rear sight retains much of its original black case. Wood is very fine to excellent, with visible cartouche. Only 8700 made, of which 3400 were destroyed in the fire at Harpers Ferry in April, 1961. Far above average; as issued. Only $5750

 

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