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Lot 4094: Heavy Barrel Bench Rest Underhammer Percussion Rifle with Scope

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Engraved Heavy Barrel Bench Rest Underhammer Percussion Rifle with Scope

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

Engraved Heavy Barrel Bench Rest Underhammer Percussion Rifle with Scope

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 60
Barrel: 26 3/8 inch part octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 745
Item Interest: Active
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:

Optics clear. The gun is unmarked besides the included false muzzle marked "L.N. WALKER". Louis N. Walker became an employee of E. Remington & Sons where he ran the Custom Gun Shop and built many of the fancy Remington target rifles from 1870 until his death March 1, 1918. He likely worked for Hilliard prior to 1870. Light engraving on frame and buttplate.

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