May 06, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Fullstock Flintlock Rifle

.48 caliber, 43.125" hooked breech, wedge retained octagonal barrel, no S/N. Bright finish, brass furniture, full-length hardwood stock. Unmarked lock and barrel. Reconverted to flint, lock with a fenced and bridled rounded pan and a flat, beveled swan neck cock. Lock with light engraving at tail and on hammer neck. Mounted with an engraved brass four-piece daisy head patch box, additional brass furniture includes a 1.6" wide buttplate and engraved toe plate, triggerguard with extended grip spur, engraved lock escutcheons and facetted brass ramrod pipes. German silver escutcheons around barrel wedges. Stock with raised cheek rest with engraved feather motif German silver inlay, an engraved German silver inlay surrounded by a checkered diamond pattern to the rear of the rest and decorative silver wire set around the cheek rest, around the periphery of the counterpane, around the breech plug tang and around the buttplate tang. Checkered wrist. Includes a wooden ramrod with cleaning jag at the end.

Condition:

Very good. Barrel cleaned to bright with scattered surface oxidation. Mechanically functional lock reconverted to flint with a replaced hammer, bore about very good with deep rifling and moderate oxidation with scattered pitting. Brass with a medium golden patina. Stock with some added finish, showing scattered bumps, dings and mars as well as some handling marks, but apparently solid and free of any major repairs.

Estimate: $3,500 - $7,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,280
05/06/2020

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