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Lot 2308: Two Antique Sporting Rifles

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Two Antique Sporting Rifles

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

A) Engraved Snider's Patent Belgian Breech Loading Rifle

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 36 CF
Barrel: 23 5/8 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 378
Item Interest: Average
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.

Description:

B) Belgian Child Sized Henry Pieper Half Stock Percussion Rifle

Manufacturer: J. Golcher
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22
Barrel: 23 5/8 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 378
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:

"J. GOLCHER" marked engraved lock. "H. PIEPER" (faint) marked top of barrel. Liege proof on left of barrel (halfway hidden by the stock line).

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