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Lot 356: Three European Percussion Long Guns

Auction Date: February 16, 2022

Three European Percussion Long Guns

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

A) Liege Proofed Rifle

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Percussion Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 75
Barrel: 38 1/4 inch part octagon
Finish: unknown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 478
Item Interest: Average
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:

B) Tower Marked Conversion Commercial Brown Bess Type Musket

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion Musket
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 78
Barrel: 37 1/2 inch round
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 478
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:

Attributed as a Confederate import.

C) Converted Austrian Model 1849 "Garibaldi Rifle"

Manufacturer: Austrian Military Firearms
Model: 1849 Yager-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 71
Barrel: 32 1/8 inch part octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: beech
Item Views: 478
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:

"852" dated lock and "854" dated barrel.

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