Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 350.00 USD
Estimated at 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Cal. 40. NSN. Bbl. 40 3/4". Full stock percussion rifle produced by Whitemore & Wolff. Lockplate features scroll engraving and is marked "WHITEMORE&WOLFF/ PITTSBURGH" at the center. Top flat of the octagonal bbl. is marked "J. N" within a wavy line border. Full length Tiger Maple buttstock with brass buttplate, trigger guard, and ramrod ferrules. V-notch rear sight with brass blade front sight. CONDITION: bbl. exhibits a mottled brown patina, with traces of what appears to be an old dark lacquer. Lockplate exhibits a dark gray patina. Bbl. and lockplate exhibit corrosion around the bolster area. Brass components exhibit a mild patina overall. Buttstock exhibits scattered marks and minor impressions from handling and storage, with a small chipped replacement section present at the toe, a previously repaired crack on the right side of the bbl. tang that runs to the lockplate, as well as a sizeable chip that is present on the left side at the rear of the bbl. (01-25093/MLW). ANTIQUE. $700-1,000.