.53 caliber, 35" barrel with bolt action breechloading percussion rifle, serial number 3857. Upper tang marked " GREENE'S PATENT / NOV. 17 1857 ." Three band walnut stock with iron furniture and a compartment with hinged cover in the buttplate for a cleaning brush, now lacking. Complete with iron trumpet tipped cleaning rod.
Very Good to Fine, under hammer action functions perfectly, bolt operates smoothly. Barrel and receiver turning plum with traces of blue, other parts retain much of the original finish. Fine original oval bore is bright and shiny with major axis measuring .540" and minor axis about .535".