Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 400.00 USD
Estimated at 800.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Cal. 45 smoothbore. NSN. The octagon 37" barrel has a dovetail German silver blade front sight and notch rear sight. Right side Mule Ear lock with light engraving. Full-length wedge-fastened walnut stock. German silver-plated ornamentation includes rear star wedge escutcheons, scattered tear drops, and a diamond wrist plate. Brass ornamentation includes front and middle wedge escutcheons, a nosecap, pipes, a thimble, a forearm reinforcement plate, finger curl triggerguard, sideplate, toeplate, crescent buttplate, and a segmented and pieced patchbox. CONDITION: barrel and lock have a brown finish mixed with dark patina and corrosion, showing vice marks and pitting around the breech. Bass is acquiring a mustard patina with scattered spots of verdigris. Stock has spliced wood repair on the right side behind the nose cap and forward of the lock. The stock shows a large crack, primarily around the nosecap, and small gouges and scratches. Dark, pitted bore. (01-24330/MD). ANTIQUE. $800-1,200.