6/8/2022 – Frontier Firearms from the Lifetime Collection of Larry Ness

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 167

  • June 8, 2022
  • 10:06 AM EDT
  • Cincinnati


Fullstock Percussion Trade Rifle by Henry Albright

.45 caliber. 43″ pinned smoothbore octagonal barrel. SN: NSN. Browned finish, brass furniture, full-length stock with raised, grooved cheek rest. Pointed commercial single screw percussion lock is lightly engraved and marked “TRUITT BROS/& Co”. Top flat of barrel signed “H Albright” in script. Barrel with drum bolster, lock with single trigger. Mounted with brass four-piece Lancaster style brass patchbox which is lightly engraved and has a rudimentary horse head finial. Extended spurred brass triggerguard, flat two-screw side plate, brass nose cap and ramrod pipes which secure an old wood ramrod. Henry Albright (1772-1845) was born in Lititz, PA and was the son of Andrew Albright who was a German immigrant gunmaker who had worked at St. Blassien and relocated to Litiz in the late 1760s. Henry worked circa 1794-1845 in a variety of locations including Lancaster, Shippenburg and Nazareth, PA as well as Goshen, OH.

  • Price Realized
  • $1,020


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