Joslyn Breeach Loading rifle BEST OF BEST

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  • Number: 3418
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  • Status: Sold

Joslyn Breeach Loading rifle. Serial 522.  Flayderman page 577, item 9A 352. 3007 made. This is the first true breach loding cartridge weapon to be made in substantial quantity by a national armory.   1600 were converted by rechambering for the 50-70, so that leaves only 1407 true first productions.
this is one of the best. It is virtually perfect; Hardly any markings on the stock.  Butplate is US marked and all the correct markings on the lockplate. Minty bore . Overall this one retains 98 % plus of the markings.   Virtually factory new.
This is a rifle that has to be a part of a civil war collectiona nd is rarely seen for sale.  BEST OF BEST