Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683

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Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
Antique US Model 1941 Whitney Percussion Mississippi Rifle #LTC.A683
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Product Details
Antique, LTC# A683. This offering is for the pictured vintage US Model 1841Whitney Percussion rifle. In good looking condition and maker marked from the Eli Whitney factory in New Haven Connecticut with a 1849 lock date. Total production of 26,500 from 1843-1855.

Known as the "Mississippi Rifle" as chosen by Jefferson Davis to arm his Mississippi Volunteers to fight in th Mexican American War.

Metal finish has turned a patina with slight scaling on the barrel and brighter readable lock plate. 33 inch smooth bore barrel barrel. Mechanically appears fine, good cock and half cock. Handsome brass bands and trigger guard.

Sound American walnut stock, sanded a bit over the years, early production brass tipped ram rod and original patch box on the side. 

Originally made as .54 caliber rifled bore this has the 1855 update to .58 caliber smooth bore to accept the US Minie Ball. Bore is smooth, darker and frosted.
 
Makes a fine item for the military collector.
 
Antique firearm terms apply, ships directly to an adult in most locations, copy of Drivers license or FFL required for proof of age. State restrictions may apply.