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Lot 2168: Four American Half-Stock Percussion Rifles

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Four American Half-Stock Percussion Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) A. Angstadt Signed Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Half Stock
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 39 3/8 inch octagon
Finish: unknown
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 240
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

J. Wilt & Co. barrel (c. 1850s).

B) Unsigned Rifle

Manufacturer: Unmarked
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 36 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 240
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Field & Langstroth lock.

C) Krider Marked Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Half Stock
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 34 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: brown/bright
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 240
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

John Krider (1813-1886) active in Philadelphia starting in the late 1830s.

D) Unsigned Rifle

Manufacturer: Unmarked
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 25 5/8 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 240
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

G. Goulcher lock.

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