Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 500.00 USD
Estimated at 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Cal. 57. NSN. Bbl. 40 1/4". Unknown flintlock Kentucky rifle, with hand stamped lockplate simply marked "WARRANTED". Octagonal bbl. with German silver blade front sight and iron V-notch rear sight. Double set triggers. Full length smooth wood buttstock with small cheek rest on left side of butt has been sanded and revarnished. Brass buttplate, lightly foliate engraved patchbox, dog inlay, trigger guard, sideplates, ramrod ferrules, and nose cap, with German silver bbl. wedge escutcheons. Sides of butt exhibit faint inscribed characters, which are mostly illegible, but appear to be initials and names. CONDITION: iron components exhibit a mottled gray and brown patina, with corrosion present on the right side of the bbl. around the pan and frizzen. Brass components exhibit a mellow patina overall. Patchbox does not lock closed. Set trigger is non-functional. Stock exhibits some scattered marks and impressions overall from handling and storage, with a loss to the wood on the rear right side of the bbl., 2 cracks on the left stemming from the sideplates, 1 crack on the left stemming from the center bbl. wedge escutcheon, as well as a sizeable chip on the left side that stems from the nosecap. (01-25219/MLW). ANTIQUE. $1,000-1,500.