Lot 462: Two Percussion Rifles -A) W. H. Forker Pennsylvania Rifle
November 3, 2016
Rock Island, IL, USALive Auction
Description: Two Percussion Rifles -A) W. H. Forker Pennsylvania Rifle Two Percussion Rifles -A) W. H. Forker Pennsylvania Rifle William H. Forker was active in Meadville, PA, from 1859-1880. Fitted with a Joseph Golcher lock. Manufacturer: American Model: Percussion BBL: 31 7/8 inch octagon Stock: maple Gauge: 38 Finish: brown/casehardened Grips: Serial Number: NSN Class: Antique Condition: OF - FAIR: some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken. B) Unmarked Half Stock Rifle Manufacturer: Unknown Model: Percussion Rifle BBL: 31 inch octagon Stock: walnut Gauge: 44 Finish: blue Grips: Serial Number: NSN Class: Antique Condition: NG - POOR: major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state. Finish obscured by heavy cleaning, rust or corrosion.
Condition Report: -A) OF -B) NG