A Prussian 17MM 1841 Model Breech-Loading Needle-Fire Military Rifle
Lot 170
A Prussian 17MM 1841 Model Breech-Loading Needle-Fire Military Rifle
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,451) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Prussian 17MM 1841 Model Breech-Loading Needle-Fire Military Rifle
No. 4222, Dated 1858
With sighted barrel rifled with four wide grooves and retained by three spring-held brass barrel bands, the forward one also forming the ramrod-entry, octagonal breech with folding back-sight and struck with crowned inspector's marks along one side, dated bolt action struck with 'Spandau' arsenal mark, full stock with cheek-piece and stamped with crowned inspector's marks on the right of the butt, regulation mounts including brass spur trigger-guard, sling loops, and original iron ramrod
91.4 cm, barrel
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