Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 350.00 USD
Estimated at 700.00 - 1,000.00 USD
WITH N. ASHMORE LOCK. Cal. 42. NSN. Bbl. 38". Full stock percussion rifle with "N. ASHMORE" marked and lightly scroll engraved lockplate. Top flat of the octagonal bbl. exhibits a brass panel that is engraved "D Morton". Full length wood buttstock has been lightly sanded and revarnished at one time, featuring a brass buttplate, elegantly embellished patchbox, trigger guard, ramrod ferrules, and nosecap, with diamond and heart inlays present on either side, and a single pinned brass plate on the underside of the forearm. V-notch rear sight with brass blade front sight. CONDITION: metal components retain a dark gray patina, with mild to moderate pitting present overall, as well as an area of corrosion that is present on the bbl. around the bolster area. Brass components exhibit a pleasing mellow patina overall. Hammer does not lock into the rearward position. Stock exhibit some scattered marks and impressions from handling and storage, but otherwise remains sturdy and serviceable. (01-25098/MLW). ANTIQUE. $700-1,000.