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Lot 212: Two American Percussion Halfstock Rifles

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Two American Percussion Halfstock Rifles

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $800 - $1,300

A) John Krider Halfstock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 41
Barrel: 42 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 297
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:

"KRIDER PHILADa" marked barrel. "G. GOULCHER" marked lock.

B) Unknown Halfstock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 35 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 297
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Left breech of barrel marked "ANTON" upside down and partially obscured by stock. "Henry Parker/Warranted" marked lock.

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