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Catalog Number 8241-235
Title Rifle, Percussion
Object Name Rifle
Description Single shot, .46 Cal., percussion rifle. Single octagonal rifled bore barrel. Iron alloy lock mechanism. No fore-stock. Silver alloy escutcheon on stock. Heavily engraved overall floral elements and flags. Silver alloy or plating on butt plate, frame, and trigger guard. Wood and copper alloy ramrod. Double set trigger. Civilian issue. No marks observed.
Culture American
Material iron alloy, wood, silver alloy, copper alloy
Place of Origin USA
Makers mark No marks observed
Height (in) 8.75
Length (in) 43.37
Credit line Walter J. Charnley Collection, Omaha (Douglas), Nebraska
Collection Charnley, Walter J.