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Percussion Rifle and Accessories

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Percussion Rifle and Accessories, America, 19th century, the rifle with .40 caliber octagonal barrel marked "H WHEELER" on the top, tiger maple stock with brass furniture; leather bag; leather shot pouch; small priming powder horn, lg. to 52 1/2 in.
The Marge Staufer Americana Collection
Estimate $300-500

Rifle stock has a crack in the left side at the breech, lock mainspring intact, but sear does not engage; powder flask has a few insect holes and a hole in the base plug; the small leather shot flask has an opening in a side seam; the leather bag has a brittle strap.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Ammunition, Firearm actions, Firearms, Muzzleloaders, Percussion rifle, Weapons

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