tip-up 2 trigger flat slotted link octagon 44 rimfire iron frame single shot authentic antique

FRANK WESSON SPORTING RIFLE

$2,100.00

Sporting Rifle

Maker: Frank Wesson, Worchester, Mass.

Serial Number: 4721

SKU: S399 Category:

Description

An exceptional Frank Wesson two trigger, tip-up sporting rifle.  It has a medium frame and an octagon barrel.  The rifle has a walnut stock that is flat on the bottom and an iron butt plate.  An extractor is mounted on the right side of the barrel, with a link on the left side.  The barrel is stamped with a standard two line, two patent address, and reads, ”FRANK WESSON WORCHESTER MASS, // PAT’D OCT 25. 1859 & NOV. 11 1862”.   The front sight is a German silver blade with a dovetailed base.  The rear sight has an adjustable V notch for elevation.  This rifle was once in the Frank & Karen Sellers’ Collection.

 

Caliber: .44 rimfire cartridge

Overall Length: 41.125″

Barrel Length: 26.120″

 

Condition: Barrel & Frame retain a large percentage of their original blue finish, turning brown at front of the frame – Triggerguard is mostly grey with light spotting – Hammer has kept most of its original case colors – Stock retains most of its original varnish with some light dents and marks – Acton is crisp – Bore is excellent

 

Questions: Call 801-554-5120

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