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Lot 4184: Three Muzzleloading Percussion Firearms

Auction Date: June 24, 2022

Three Muzzleloading Percussion Firearms

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,250

A) Mowrey Brass Frame Rifle

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 32 inch octagon
Finish: blue/bright
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 176
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

NE - GOOD- in working condition, wear on working surfaces, finish 40% - 79%, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning, but may have some minor surface pitting. Wood condition commensurable with percent of finish with dings and dents associated with 40% - 79% gun.

Description:

Age unknown.

B) John Shuler Superposed Swivel Breech Combination Gun

Manufacturer: John Shuler
Model: Percussion
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 43
Barrel: 30 1/2 inch octagon
Finish: brown
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 176
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:

Manufactured by John Shuler of Liverpool, Pa. in the early 1800s. The rifle features superposed barrels that revolve, each having it's own bolster, nipple and iron sights, and one being rifled and one smoothbore. Both barrels appear faintly marked "J.R. SHULER" and a faint indecipherable marking starting with "J.R." is on the rib. The lock has faint engraving but no visible maker's marks.

C) Engraved All Metal Boxlock Pistol

Manufacturer: Unknown
Model: Percussion Pistol
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 42
Barrel: 4 inch octagon
Finish: bright
Grip: metal
Stock:
Item Views: 176
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:

German silver grip/lock engraved with floral scroll, British proofs on barrel and lock.

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