October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 10/22/2019
Probably circa 1840. Tryon of Philadelphia was a large-scale gun manufacturer and supplied fur trade companies, Indian agents, merchants, and the American government with rifles, muskets, fowlers and pistols. Two-stage smoothbore barrel with blade front sight. Barrel stamped with traces of "TRYON PHILADA" on top flat and some punched stars and other marks. Rounded lockplate marked "TRYON/PHILAD" at tail. Brass furniture including classic serpent sideplate and trade ferrules. Walnut full stock carved with teardrop in relief around barrel tang. Large iron trigger guard. Stock decorated with four silver oval inlays, rectangle German silver wrist escutcheon and a shield escutcheon on toe. Right side of stock decorated with brass tacks along buttplate. Complete with period wood ramrod. CONDITION: Barrel retains a brown patina with scattered marks from use and corrosion at breech. Lock is a reconversion and retains an applied brown finish. Stock good showing scattered marks from use and some losses around barrel tang and along forend. From the Robert Sadler Collection. DMG
Barrel Length
40 - 1/8"
.60 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Length of Pull
Tryon (Lock)
Trade Gun
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,800.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,214.00
Estimate: $3,500 - $7,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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