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Full Stock Percussion Long Gun

.50 caliber, 34.5" octagonal barrel, no S/N. Steel finish with striped maple stock and brass furniture.  Blade front sight with brass v-notch rear sight block.  Lock marked "J.J. HENRY/BOULTON", likely John Joseph Henry (1786-1836), one of the family of riflesmiths that founded a plant in Boulton, Pennsylvania.  Lock hand hammer shows some light floral themes. Barrel appears to have extremely worn rifling or was either fashioned originally as a full stock smoothbore.  

Condition:

Good. Barrel has a mottled gunmetal and brown patina with some scattered rust throughout.  Brass has a dull luster.  Stock shows some missing wood throughout, especially near nosecap and lockplate. Missing triggerguard. Bore is fair; mostly dark with fouling.  

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,200
04/12/2019

 

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