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Lot 2285: Three Antique American Long Guns

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Three Antique American Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,250

A) B.C. Wood New York Percussion Over/Under Combination Gun

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 33 3/8 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 396
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Also marked "B. LOSEY." Approximately .40 rifled over .62 caliber smoothbore.

B) Frank Wesson Two-Trigger Rifle

Manufacturer: Frank Wesson
Model: Two Trigger
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 32
Barrel: 29 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 396
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.

Description:

Manufactured c. 1859-1888. Toggle link on right absent.

C) Allen & Wheelock Drop Breech Rimfire Rifle

Manufacturer: Allen & Wheelock
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 26 inch part octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 396
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in the 1860s and 1870s.

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