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US Springfield Model 1863 MASSACHUSETTS CONTRACT RIFLE ~ S. Norris & W.T. Clement ~ .58 Caliber

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US Springfield Model 1863 MASSACHUSETTS CONTRACT RIFLE ~ S. Norris & W.T. Clement ~ .58 Caliber  Guns > Rifles > Antique (Pre-1899) Rifles - Perc. Misc.
Description: We are offering for sale a US Springfield Model 1863 musket chambered in .58 caliber. This rifle is part of a special contract order that S.Norris and W.T. Clement did for the State of Massachusetts. Approximately 11,000 of these contract rifles were produced for the state; This is a scarce model being marked “1863”.

40” barrel is good with some scattered surface wear, oxidation. Bore is good showing some surface wear; Rifling is strong. Front and rear leaf sight intact. Barrel is marked “LFR” on left side of breech as well as “I.C” on top edge. All 3 bands are original with the “U” mark. Original sidelock is very good with strong marks included the Eagle, the date “1863” and the makers “S.N. & W.T. for Massachusetts”. Hammer cocks back and fires forward with great force. Some light pitting around nipple. Trigger and guard are very good with surface wear; oxidation marks. The original full stock is very good without damage; Any proof marks have been lost to time. Original tulip head bayonet intact. Butt plate shows wear.

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Condition: Used - See Item Description
Caliber: .50 Black Powder
Location: MA

Trades Accepted: Sorry, no trades, no layaway

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Shipping Notes: Buyer pays all shipping costs. Antique ships directly to buyer

Item #: 987366449
Stock No.: Antique
Seller Since: Oct. 2012
Seller Level: Gold Seller +
This seller is an FFL
City: west boylston
State: MA
Price:
SOLD


Shipping: $50.00 (or Arrange local transfer)
Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard
Returns: 3 Days

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