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Lot 213: Three Percussion American Long Rifles

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Three Percussion American Long Rifles

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

A) Unknown Full Stock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 48
Barrel: 46 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 323
Item Interest: Average
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

"HENRY ELWELL/WARRANTED" marked lock.

B) M+W Signed Full Stock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 36
Barrel: 41 3/4 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: hardwood
Item Views: 323
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

"M+W" signed barrel.

C) Engraved Allen & Thurber Sidehammer Rifle

Manufacturer: Allen & Thurber
Model: Percussion Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 32 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 323
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.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

Only a few hundred manufactured c. 1840s to early 1860s.

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