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A. D. PERRY PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE

$3,200.00

Percussion Sporting Rifle

Maker: Alonzo D. Perry, Newark, New Jersey

Circa: 1855 – 1860

Serial Number: 791

SKU: S349 Category:

Description

An all original, breech loading, Alonzo D. Perry percussion sporting rifle with an octagon barrel.  These rifles have a magazine tube in the butt stock which holds percussion caps and feeds one to the nipple, each time the action is closed.  It is stamped on the breech ”Perry Patent Arm” and ”A.D. Perry Patented”.  The serial number is stamped on the breech end of the barrel, and on the top of the frame.  The number “36” is stamped in the face of the muzzle, for the caliber.  Approximately 1000 of these were made, just before the American Civil War.

 

Caliber: .36 percussion

Overall Length: 44.50″

Barrel Length: 29″

Weight: 11 lbs 3 oz.

 

Condition: Barrel retains most of its original finish – Frame, lever, hammer and butt plate are a medium grey/brown age patina – Wood retains most of its original high gloss varnish with a few nicks and bruises – Action is crisp – Bore is excellent

 

Questions: Call 801-554-5120

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