Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 300.00 USD
Estimated at 600.00 - 800.00 USD
Cal. 45. NSN. Bbl. 44", octagonal. Silver blade front sight. Bbl. has a "72" marking ahead of rear sight. There is a maker's mark behind the rear sight, but it is illegible. Lock appears unmarked. Hammer gets hung up when hand-cycled and may require attention to fix. Roman nose curly maple stock with brass furniture. Lock displays a loose fit to stock, and stock may be a replacement. Finger curl trigger guard and curved buttplate. The hardwood ramrod is secured by a brass thimble and two pipes. CONDITION: stock has a long, notable chip on the right side; the stock otherwise shows some further light chipping, dings, and handling marks. Brass parts are turning to a dull yellow patina, with some areas appearing cleaned, scattered oxidation, and dings. Balance of the metal is mostly a dark gray patina with scattered oxidation and pitting. Bore has scattered pitting and oxidation but evident rifling. (01-24334/MJC). ANTIQUE. $600-800.