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Full-stock Flintlock Long Rifle

About .44 caliber bore with seven rifle grooves. 42" octagonal barrel length. SN: NSN. Full stock flintlock rifle with fixed buckhorn and brass blade sights, and double set triggers. Browned metal finish to barrel and brass triggerguard and buttplate. Full length striped maple stock has brass and coin inlays to butt stock, wrist, and forearm. Inlays include coin metal star and moon shaped pieces to left of buttstock, and a circular brass piece to top of wrist. Forearm has handmade nails and three coin key shields to both sides. Features an engraved coin silver patchbox, a serpentine style triggerguard, and a European style buttplate. Includes brass tipped ram rod with brass thimbles and forend cap. This item does not appear to have any makers marks. Item does not appear to have been converted to percussion either, making it a possible mid to late period production. 

Condition:

Fair. Bore is dark. Finish has pitting and losses overall. Wood stock has a 3" crack to left side of butt. There are several hairline cracks scattered overall. Metal inlays have losses to finish. Action does not function because cock lever will not stay locked. Patchbox has heavy oxidation and residue to interior. 

Estimate: $600 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,320
10/28/2021

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