Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 1,000.00 USD
Estimated at 2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD
CONNECTICUT. Cal. 54. NSN. Bbl. 33 1/2". A fine example of an M1814 flintlock common rifle produced by R. Johnson of Middletown, CT. This variation is somewhat scarcer than most because there are no Johnson marks on the lock. Octagon to round barrel with brass bladed front sight and fixed rear sight. Left facet of the breech is marked “P / US”. The lock is only marked “US” directly under the brass pan. Iron trigger guard, patchbox, buttplate, sideplate, barrel bands, sling swivels, and brass tipped ramrod. Walnut stock with visible proof in back of the sideplate. CONDITION: barrel retains some brown finish with the balance having a medium gray patina. Lock has a medium gray, lightly mottled patina and holds both full & half cock. Other iron parts have a mottled, brown/gray patina. Stock shows minor dents & dings with no serious issues. Fine bore. (01-24134/BF). ANTIQUE. $2,000-3,000.