German Swivel Breech Flintlock Rifle

.56 caliber, 28.5" octagonal barrels, no S/N. Browned finish, brass furniture, stock with raised cheek rest and sliding wood matchbox. Lock with rounded swan-neck cock, bridled and fenced iron pans. Obverse butt stamped in individual letters: THIS WAS NO 2 / MAHLON . I . PAXSON GUN IN 1910 CO F 75 RIGAMENT. The meaning of which and time when it was applied is not clear. Stock with raised carving at wrist and on reverse of butt. Wooden ramrod, sling swivels.


Good. Metal an oxidized brown patina with old added finish. Mechanically functional, smooth bores evenly pitted. Triggerguard broken and repaired. Stock fair, shattered at the butt and wrist and repaired. Entire gun coated with old varnish or similar shiny coating.

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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