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Belgian Made Percussion Trade Gun

.60 caliber. 51" pinned two-stage octagon to round barrel. SN: NSN. Bright finish, iron furniture, full-length hardwood stock. Unmarked percussion lock, top barrel flat marked with an oval "E/LG/*" Liege proof mark and numbered "105". Additional Belgian proofs are present near the bolster. Simple iron furniture includes a flat two-screw side plate, oversized triggergaurd, plain buttplate, nose cap and corrugated ramrod pipes which secure an iron button head ramrod. Stock with rudimentary raised, carved aprons around the tang and at the tails of both the lock and counterpane. While these long barreled, simple percussion trade guns saw use around the world from the latter part of the 19th century through the early 20th century, this form is most associated with the African trade.

Provenance:The Collection of Larry Ness

Condition:

Good. Metal moderately oxidized with a mottled brown and gray patina, some scattered surface roughness and some scattered pitting. Mechanically functional, good bore with moderate oxidation and some pitting. Stock with scathed bumps, dings and mars.

Estimate: $400 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$806
06/08/2022

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