Antique Harpers Ferry model 1803 converted to percussion rifle dated 1815. Antique percussion rifle dated 1815. Total length 123 cm, 84 cm barrel length, calibre 16 mm. Butt plate signed HARPERS FERRY 1815 and Eagle with US mark. External links modified. Hello fellow Wikipedians, I have just modified 3 external links on Harpers Ferry Model 1803.Please take a moment to review my edit.If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information.
.69 caliber percussion, Model 1842 U.S. Rifle Musket. Total production was about 14182 made from 1856 to 1859 by Harpers Ferry and Springfield Armory. .58 caliber percussion, Model 1855 U.S. Percussion Rifle-Musket, 40" round barrel, about 12158 produced at Harpers Ferry between 1857 and 1861. War of 1812 Era U.S. Model 1803 Early Production Flintlock Rifle, by Harpers Ferry Armory, NVSN, .54 cal., 33.25'' half octagon-half round barrel having dovetailed low-blade front and small-notched rear sights marked with ''US'' and ''(eagle head)/P'' oval cartouches at breech; bevel-edge lockplate with pointed teat at rear is faintly marked with a large spread-wing eagle over ''US'' ahead of ... Oct 20, 2012 · The 5 Calibers to Claim the Most Powerful Handgun in the World Title [Re-Upload] - Duration: 12:35. Go Big Bore Or Go Home 977,859 views Description: Dixie Model 1803 Harpers Ferry Rifle I bought this flinter in 1991, put it in my gun safe and other than routine cleaning it has never been fired or been used at all.. Made by Harpers Ferry Armory, Virginia, from 1803-1807, The 1803 was best known as the issue firearm for the Lewis and Clark expedition. Correctly shaped and marked, copied from an original, this flint lock is precision pre-inlet into our pre-shaped U. S. Model 1803 Rifle stock. The plate is marked with an American Eagle, HARPER'S FERRY and dated 1803. Neatly assembled, tempered, and tuned by R. E. Davis, this well made lock features the popular Siler small lock internal parts, for long service and easy maintenance.
The left barrel flat is marked "US" and eagle head over P in small ovals following a horizontal "V" then vertical "V / O / t". The lockplate is marked: "HARPERS / FERRY / 1803" and eagle with shield over "US" between the hammer and flash pan. The rifle has brass mountings and patchbox including a rare thumbplate on the top of the wrist. 1815 DATED HARPERS FERRY MODEL 1803 FLINTLOCK RIFLE. Cal. 54. 33-1/8" half rnd-half oct bbl having a V-notch rear sight mounted 8" forward of the breech and a brass sight mounted 1-3/4" from the muzzle. The left top breech is stamped with a raised "US" and an eagle head over "P" in sunken ovals. The iron rib holds a brass ramrod pipe at the stock, with a middle iron pipe, a forward one also of ... Description: This is an original 2nd model U.S. 1803 Harper's Ferry .54 caliber rifle. The first model was made between 1803 and 1815. The second model with some slight ( 2 " longer barrel)variation was made fr, 1815 to 1820. The total made is 15,703. Barrel length is 36", the earlier production had a barrel length of 31 3/4" to 33 1/2".
Here we present an antique U.S. Harpers Ferry Model 1803 Flintlock Musket, manufactured in 1814 in Harpers Ferry, Virginia. While the Harpers Ferry Model 1795 became America’s first smoothbore, the Model 1803 became the country’s first standardized “rifle” design. Lot 1153: Scarce Harpers Ferry Model 1803 Flintlock Rifle. Model 1803 "Type II" flintlock rifle manufactured between 1814 and 1815 at the U.S. Harper's Ferry Armory. The rifle has the early, 33 1/2-inch half octagon/half round barrel with iron under-rib found on "Type I" and early "Type II" rifles. The lock is marked Harpers Ferry 1803 with a US stamped underneath an eagle. Walnut stock is shaped and inletted for barrel lock, trigger, patchbox and buttplate. This short barreled accurate rifle with tapered barrel was an advanced design well ahead of its time for a military rile.
The U.S.1803 was the first rifle officially issued for the U.S.Army: It was manufactured at U.S. Musket Factory of Harpers Ferry - West Virginia and developed in three different models, derived from the 1792 Militia Rifle, known as: The lock is marked Harpers Ferry 1803 with a US stamped underneath an eagle. Walnut stock is shaped and inletted for barrel lock, trigger, patchbox and buttplate. This short barreled accurate rifle with tapered barrel was an advanced design well ahead of its time for a military rile. 1841 MISSISSIPPI RAMROD, Steel As Arsenal Supplied, For.58 Conversion, Reproduction. Price: $50.00 Part Number: 41S105
Rifle shortages in the War of 1812 mandated the return to production of the 1803 pattern rifle in 1814. This is one of those first year of production rifles made in time for the end of the war with clear lock plate markings: Harpers Ferry 1814 behind the hammer and a Harpers Ferry eagle forward of the hammer. Mar 21, 2019 · The Harpers Ferry Model 1803 was also recognized (more formally) as the "U.S. Model 1803". Outwardly, the Model 1803 was a typical long gun of the times, largely of wood with a metal lockplate along the right side of the body holding the primary metal components.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Euroarms 1803 Harpers Ferry Rifle Ramrod - Steel with Brass Tip at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Marked "HARPERS / FERRY / 1815" vertically at the rear of the lock plate with an eagle with a shield on its breast ahead of the hammer, (only slightly visible through the pitting). The shield is larger and the "US" normally found there is not visible. The left rear barrel flat is marked with a recessed "US " and "eagle head / P" proof.
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The Harper's Ferry Model 1803 rifle was the first standard rifle (as opposed to a smoothbore musket ), made by an American armory. The Model 1803 was made solely at Harpers Ferry. Between 1803 and 1807 some 4,032 were manufactured, at which time production was stopped because of the light need for rifles and the limited ...
Plate marked "Harpers Ferry 1803" on tail and eagle ahead of hammer. Single trigger. Overall length is 51 3/4" and weighs 9 1/2 lbs. Accessories include a steel ramrod and vent 6mm X .75. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Euroarms 1803 Harpers Ferry Rifle Ramrod - Steel with Brass Tip at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!