Lot 225: Quackenbush Boy's Safety Rifle - .22 Cal.
December 4, 2016
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Description: SERIAL #: None DESIGN: Boy's single swinging breech single shot rifle. 18" round barrel. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Nickel plated steel barrel. Case hardened receiver. Smooth walnut straight stock and forearm. FEATURES: Blade front sight. V-block rear sight. Knurled trigger set button and take down screw. Top of breech block stamped "H.M. QUACKENBUSH. HERKIMER. N.Y. U.S.A.". Curved nickel plated butt plate. CONDITION: Good. Approximately 70% + of the nickel plated finish remains on barrel and butt plate with light scratches, tooling marks, and spotty pitting. Case colors on receiver are absent. Spotty pitting and patches of discoloration. Dark patina to breech block. Bore is fair. Butt stock and forearm show moderate light scratches, scrapes, and dents with a few hairline cracks to the forearm. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 4776-014/C&R ESTIMATE: $100 - $200