Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 500.00 USD
Estimated at 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
RIFLE. Cal. 45. NSN. Bbl. 27 1/4". O/U double barrel percussion rifle mfg. by J. Harder & Son of Lock Haven, PA. Top flat of the upper bbl. is marked "J. HARDER & SON/ LOCK HAVEN PA". Lockplates and hammers exhibit light scroll engraving, with light foliate engraving present on the bbl. tang. Plain wood straight grip buttstock features a small cheek rest, and brass furniture comprising of a brass buttplate, cheek rest inlay, patchbox, and trigger guard. Buttstock and brass furniture has been coated in a layer of lacquer. German silver blade front sight with iron V-notch rear sight, and double set triggers. CONDITION: iron components exhibit a mottled gray and brown patina, with scattered handling marks, as well as a concentrated area of corrosion on the right quarter flat of the upper bbl. Brass components appear to have been cleaned, exhibiting a mellow hue due to the lacquer. Hammers do not lock into the rearward position. Buttstock exhibits some chipping around the lockplates, but is otherwise very good overall. (01-25106/MLW). ANTIQUE. $1,000-1,500.