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Contemporary Flintlock Fowler by Ken Netting

.62 caliber. 41" pinned octagon to round barrel with baluster turned rings at the transition. SN: NSN. Bright finish, brass furniture, hardwood stock. Single screw flint lock marked "NETTING". No other markings. Produced in the from of a middle 18th century musket fowler with wide 2.25" butt and shield shaped wrist escutcheon but otherwise of with the furniture and appearance of a more traditional fowler. Barrel and stock with applied patina to recreate the use typical of these dual purpose guns, this is a very nicely executed example that could pass for an authentic period piece at more than a few feet of distance. 

Provenance:The Collection of Larry Ness

Condition:

Very good. Lovely applied patina with a lightly oxidized brownish gray patina and a few small areas of light surface rust. Mechanically functional, good bore is mostly bright with some pitting and discoloration in the last few inches nearest the muzzle. Stock with an attractive appearance, showing some wear and use with minor dings and mars.

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,040
06/08/2022

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