Model 1861 U.S. Percussion Rifle-Musket and Bayonet, c. 1863, walnut stock with a cartouche on the left side, steel fittings, lock marked with an eagle and U.S./TRENTON, barrel dated 1863, and marked VP/N.J., bayonet marked US/F, barrel lg. 40, overall lg. 55 1/2 in.
Stock has a few dings and nicks, steel parts have some light patina, and the lock functions properly.
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