Lot 3418: 5 ANTIQUE LONG GUNS.

Est: $900 - $1,300
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May 9, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Fairfield, ME, US
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Description: 1) BURK HALF STOCK PERCUSSION FOWLER. Cal. approx. 16 Ga. NSN. 28" Rnd. bbl. Left side of bbl. has 2 partially visible proofs. Drum ignition has broken nipple. Engraved lock is marked "Burk" in script. Engraved iron trigger guard, buttplate & bbl. tang. Iron bbl. thimble & entry thimble. Pewter nosecap. Replaced wood ramrod. CONDITION: iron has a cleaned dark patina & bbl. shows evidence of black paint. Bbl. thimble is replaced. Stock is replaced & has major repairs / adaptations around the lock. Lock holds both full & half cock. Poor bore. (01-14373/BF). 2) HALF STOCK PERCUSSION FOWLER. Cal. approx. 16 Ga. NSN. 29 1/2" Rnd. bbl. Top of bbl. marked "LONDON MAKER TO HIS MAJESTY". Early bbl. has a drum conversion. An improper percussion & poor fitting lock has been added to this gun. Lock marked "JOSEPH GOLCHER". Iron buttplate & entry thimble. There is an oval silver escutcheon at the top of the checkered wrist & a silver bbl. pin escutcheon on either side. Pewter nosecap. CONDITION: iron has a dark mottled patina w/ corrosion concentrated around the lock. Lock needs adjustment but holds full & half cock. Trigger guard is missing. No ramrod. 2 Bbl. thimbles missing. Stock shows significant wear w/ major losses. Poor bore. (01-14380/BF). 3) PERCUSSION HALF STOCK RIFLE. Cal. approx. 42. NSN. 30 1/4" Oct. bbl. Unmarked back action lock w/ bolster ignition system. Brass trigger guard, buttplate, toeplate, bbl. thimble, entry thimble & pin escutcheon. Replace iron ramrod. Pewter nosecap. Figured maple stock. CONDITION: iron has a cleaned dark patina. Nipple damaged. Lock has been altered & does not function. Replaced bbl. tang & screws. Replaced bbl. thimble. Stock has been over cleaned & has scattered extra holes, losses & cracks. Rifle has likely been assembled from unrelated parts. Fair bore w/ good rifling. (01-14431/BF). 4) ROSS PERCUSSION HALF STOCK FOWLER. Cal. approx. 14 Ga. NSN. 38 5/8" Oct. to dodecagon (12 sides) to rnd. bbl. marked "LONDON" on the top flat. Engraved back action lock marked "ROSS". Engraved iron trigger guard, buttplate, bbl. thimble & entry thimble. The base of the stock near the toe has a small 2 3/4" inset silver & iron box resembling a tiny patchbox, likely for storing caps. Silver nosecap, stylized pin escutcheons & oval escutcheon at the top wrist. Iron ramrod. CONDITION: iron has a dark oxidized patina. Silver shows evidence of old cleaning. Rail has been resoldered. Middle bbl. thimble is missing. Ramrod thimble incorrect. Stock shows significant wear & a few noticeable gouges w/ minor losses at the bolster. Lock holds both full & half cock. Fair bore. (01-14494/BF). 5) SCOTT PERCUSSION CONVERSION HALF STOCK FOWLER. Cal. approx. 16 Ga. NSN. 37 1/2" Rnd. bbl. marked "LONDON" on the top w/ 2 proofs on the left side. Fowler is a drum conversion. Engraved lock is marked "SCOTT". Engraved brass trigger guard, buttplate, entry thimble & tip of original ramrod. Iron bbl. thimbles. German silver pin escutcheons & stylized escutcheon at the top of the wrist. Recent checkering at the wrist. CONDITION: iron has a medium gray cleaned finish. Brass has a mellow patina. Front bbl. thimble detached. Rail has been resoldered & is partially detached. Nose of stock has a spliced repair. Stock refinished w/ minor losses. Lock holds both full & half cock. Fair to good bore. (01-14495/BF). ALL ANTIQUE. $900-1300 for lot.
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* Shipping cost: Whatever the cost is from the carrier. All ammunition firearms (including antiques) are shipped with adult signature required. Any item(s) shipped with a value of $1000.00 and up is shipped with signature required.
POLICIES:
* Shipping does not begin until the following Friday. This is a multiple day event that covers our preview, our auction and James D. Julia's Auction, because of this, shipping cannot start until both auctions are done.
* Multiple winning bids will be combined to save buyer money.
* We reserve the right to not ship an item if we feel an item is too fragile or bulky for us to handle.
* We are happy to assist you in your shipping needs but please understand that we will try to expedite your shipment when requested, but we make no guarantee that it can be completed in such a time frame as you may request or in the manner that you may request.
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