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Lot 2196: Four Antique American Percussion Long Guns

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Four Antique American Percussion Long Guns

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

A) J. Doll Signed Full-Stock Fowler

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 45 1/2 inch part octagon
Finish: unknown
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 225
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.

Description:

Signature possibly for Jacob Doll of York, Pennsylvania.

B) E.L. Pancost Half-Stock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Half Stock
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 37 7/8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened/German silver
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 225
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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Elisha L. Pancost (1822-1896) was active mainly in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Barrel tapped. G. Goulcher lock.

C) Half-Stock Fowler

Manufacturer: American
Model: Half Stock
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 16
Barrel: 38 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 225
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.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Golcher lock.

D) N.B. Tyler Half-Stock Rifle

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40
Barrel: 32 3/8 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 225
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:

Tyler was active in Ohio where he ran Tyler's Rifle Works in Vienna and later Warren c. 1864-1891.

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