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Half Stock Percussion Rifle by Albert Bown

.33 caliber, 32" octagonal barrel, no S/N. Browned finish, hardwood half-stock with round brass patch box and brass furniture. Barrel marked ALBERT BOWN / NEW CASTLE, PA. Bown was the son of James Bown of the famous Pittsburgh firm of Bown & Tetley, later Enterprise Gun Works. He later moved to Ohio and worked in Salem, Columbiana county ca1868.

Condition:

Fair. Barrel heavily oxidized overall and pitted at breech. Not functional, replaced hammer does not fit correctly, poor bore. Stock with moderate wear and a major repair at wrist. 

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$200
11/25/2020

 

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