Harpers ferry 1849

Jun 17, 2020. 06:07 UTC
Harpers Ferry 1849
DeAngelo
United States of America

Category
Antique rifles

Acquired from
Inherited

For sale
Yes
Description

Appears to be in very good unrestored condition complete with bayonet

Provenance

Unknown, I acquired in around 2003 from my Grandfathers private collection, he was a life long gun collector/ restorer.

Answered within 3 days
Jun 20, 11:52 UTC
By Georg

Fair Market Value

$700 - $1,400 USD

Insurance Value

$2,100 USD
What does this mean?

Dear DeAngelo,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.

The presented object appears to be a Harpers Ferry 1849 cap and ball black powder 5/8" bore rifle with bayonet. The rifle has a percussion system lock and is stamped with the US Eagle stamped on the side, the producer, and the year 1849.
This piece is in good condition and there is no serious damage visible in the images provided.
A fair market estimation would be between 700 to 1400 USD.
This estimate is based on actual recent past recorded auction sales of comparable items. Retail "asking prices" can be higher and may vary.

With kind regards,
Georg

Nick cline Jun 24, 07:42 UTC

Hi DeAngelo,

You have a beautiful rifle here and I'd be interested in purchasing it and any other firearms, contemporary or antique, that you may be looking to sell. Furthermore, I also buy coins, fine antiques & art. Email me anytime, [email protected]

Best Regards,
Nick Cline
[email protected]

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