Model 1841 Percussion Rifle, c. 1851, walnut stock with brass patchbox, inspector initials JLR on the left side of the stock, tail of lockplate marked HARPERS/FERRY/1851, with an eagle over US next to the hammer, steel barrel has adjustable leaf sight, dated on the tang 1851, with WW/P on the left side of the barrel, a bayonet lug on the right side, brass barrel bands and triggerguard, all-steel ramrod, barrel lg. 33, overall lg. 49 in.
Provenance: From the collection of the late Peter F. Frazier and M. Prudence Fleck.
Some dings and nicks in the stock, barrel has some scattered patina.
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