December 08, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Half Stock Percussion Rifle by C. Flowers

.38 caliber, 37.5" barrel, NSN.  Blued barrel secured with two pins.  Blade front sight with folding aperture rear sight and rear sight block on barrel.  Brass ramrod pipes, entry pipes, trigger guard, and buttplate with raised cheek piece.  Joseph Golcher lockplate.  Barrel marked "C. Flowers" in script.

Charles Flowers is listed as operating a shop in Harmony, Pennsylvania, years unknown.

Condition:

Barrel has a plumb patination with some scattered scratching and light pitting fro age.  Some orange rust around breech.  Stock shows blemishes and wear from age and use with some very minor splits.  5" old and stable repaired crack on right side of forend.

Starting Price: $350
Estimate: $700 - $900
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