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Lot 4180: Two American Percussion Longarms

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Two American Percussion Longarms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

A) Civil War Era Turner Type Basler Ohio Back Action Lock Rifle with Saber Bayonet Bar

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 30 7/8 inch round
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 384
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:

"E BASLER CIN O" marked barrel. Likely Basler, A. L. & Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio who was active c. 1857-59.

B) Werner Pennsylvania Smoothbore Longarm

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 58
Barrel: 30 3/4 inch part octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 384
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:

"J.G. WERNER/LANCASTER.Pa" marked barrel and lock. Napoleon III coin mounted on right of buttstock.

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