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Lot 2284: Two American Percussion Rifles

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Two American Percussion Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

A) A. Goff Signed Full-Stock Rifle with German Silver Mounts and Inlays

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50 smoothbore
Barrel: 42 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 398
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.

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

Description:

Includes a letter discussing the rifle and some of the members of the Goff family and suggesting this rifle may be by the father or brother of William Goff of Pittsburgh.

B) Half-Stock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 35 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 398
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:

With a letter stating it is by or from the shop of P.S. Justice of Philadelphia.

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