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Lot 595: BREECH LOADING SNIDER ACTION SMOOTH BORE RIFLE CIRCA 1850 55 inches overall
January 25, 2017
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
BREECH LOADING SNIDER ACTION SMOOTH BORE RIFLE
with lock signed CHARLES INGRAM GLASGOW blued barrel folding rear sight, with three iron barrel bands, full stock, forward sling swivel brass trigger guard numbered 1012 with brass butt plate and fore end cap and with iron cleaning rod
55 inches overall
good overall, large percentage of bluing on barrel, all over minor corrosion, the lock sear faulty, missing rear sling swivel
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Formerly at Glentruim and the Macpherson family, by descent