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Lot 4306: Two Lester L. Cox Contemporary Muzzleloading Arms

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Two Lester L. Cox Contemporary Muzzleloading Arms

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Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

A) Lester L. Cox Dual Ignition Flintlock/Percussion Benchrest Target Rifle with Scope and Accessories

Manufacturer: American
Model: Single Shot
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 50
Barrel: 42 inch octagon
Finish: brown/bright
Grip:
Stock: maple
Item Views: 168
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:

Fitted with an Unertl scope tube converted to a peep sight. "1964" dated on the locks with Lester L. Cox, Warren, Ohio markings. Dual ignition with percussion lock on the left and Flintlock on the right. Includes false muzzle, leather satchel, knife and engraved National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association trophy powder horn for the fall of 1950 shoot at the Walter Cline range. Provenance: The Gerard F. "Jerry" de Vaudreuil Collection

B) Lester L. Cox Percussion Pistol with Case and Accessories

Manufacturer: American
Model: Percussion
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 44
Barrel: 9 1/4 inch round
Finish: blue/nickel
Grip: hardwood
Stock:
Item Views: 168
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Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

Description:

Includes wooden case with bullet mold, powder container, hammer, cap tin, key and tool. Provenance: The Gerard F. "Jerry" de Vaudreuil Collection

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