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Lot 285: Two Antique Percussion Longarms

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Two Antique Percussion Longarms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

A) William Read American Halfstock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38
Barrel: 31 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 430
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:

"WILLIAM READ/BOSTON" marked lock.

B) French Single Barrel Shotgun with Snap Bayonet

Manufacturer: French
Model: Single Barrel
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 29 3/4 inch part octagon
Finish: brown/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 430
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.

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

Description:

"40" and a crown proof ahead of the serial marked on the left of the barrel.

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