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Lot 4273: Two Antique European Military Single Shot Rifles

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Two Antique European Military Single Shot Rifles

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

A) Belgian Proofed Snider Patent Breech Loading Rifle

Manufacturer: Belgium
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 577 Snider
Barrel: 31 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue/bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 488
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) Swiss Model 1851 Feldstutzer Percussion Rifle

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 10.4 mm
Barrel: 32 7/8 inch part octagon
Finish: bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 488
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. AFFOLTER/IN BIEL." and "crown/BF" marked lock. Middle retaining pin absent.

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