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Flintlock J├Ąger Rifle

.56 caliber, 25" wedge-retained swamped octagonal barrel, no S/N. Browned finish, brass furniture, walnut stock with raised cheekiest and checkered wrist. Breech decorated with gold leaf patterns, top barrel flat marked in gold script Adam, and may be the work of Franz Adams of Feldsburg who worked ca 1808-1830 (der Neue Stockel). Lightly engraved lock with fenced and bridled iron pan, swan neck cock likely a replacement. Lock marked in script but is no fully legible. Double set triggers, triggerguard with semi-pistol gripped extension. Brass sideplate and triggerguard with simple pineapple finials. Horn tipped wooden rammer secured by two brass thimbles and a brass entry pipe. Engraved silver wrist escutcheon with monogram.

Condition:

Very good. Retains some traces of thinning brown finish with scattered surface oxidation and some scattered pinpricking. Mechanically functional, good bore with deep rifling and scattered pitting. Brass furniture with a medium ocher patina. Stock with some added modern finish, showing scattered bumps, dings and bruises. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,763
05/02/2018

 

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