Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 150.00 USD
Estimated at 300.00 - 500.00 USD
Cal. 45. NSN. Bbl. 40". Full stock percussion Kentucky rifle produced by J. Douglass. Lockplate and cock exhibit light floral engraving. Top flat the rifled octagonal bbl. is marked "J. DOUGLASS". Stock features a brass buttplate, patchbox, trigger guard, sideplate, pinned decorative plate (underside, forward of trigger guard), and ramrod ferrules. Double set trigger. Front sight is no longer present. CONDITION: iron components exhibit a dark gray patina, with oxidation present overall. Lockplate and rear of bbl. exhibit corrosion around the bolster area. Brass components exhibit a pleasing brown patina. Stock exhibits cracks along either side of the bbl. channel and a crack on the left side at the sideplate screw, with chipping present at the tip of the forend and around the lockplate. PROVENANCE: From the Working Reference Collection of Military Arms Instructor, Master Sergeant Vincent Pestilli. (01-24642/MLW). ANTIQUE. $300-500.