Wonderful and Rare U.S. Civil War WHITNEY Model 1861 Navy Percussion Rifle
A Wonderful and Rare Antique (TYPE 1) U.S. Civil War WHITNEY Model 1861 Navy Percussion Rifle, (a.k.a. Plymouth Rifle), SN# 1294. Approx. 10,000 completed by 1864. 34”, .69 caliber rifled Barrel. All steel furniture with areas of dark surface rust staining. The lock has the most fantastic large eagle-shield-Flag motif, U.S. / WHITNEY-VILLE and the date 1862. The stock is solid with some staining, very light scratches and dings from years of service. In fantastic condition and in good mechanical working order.