February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Buck and Ball style Kentucky rifle made by J.H. Johnston of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania circa 1850. Half round, half octagon style barrel with straight cut rifling, rifle sights and signed in script "J.H.Johnston". Percussion lock made by "Jos. Golcher" and controlled by a single trigger. Full curly maple stock with brass furniture including engraved four piece patchbox with Johnston's "Q" finial and toe release. Period brass plate repair to wrist. Incised carved line pattern around wrist. Comes with research on maker. CONDITION: Overall fair condition with wrist repair and old remnants of cleaning agents. Fair mechanics with trigger mechanism being a little sticky. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
44 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.54 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
J.H. Johnston
Model
Percussion Kentucky Rifle
Paperwork
Consignor Research on Maker
Serial Number
NSN
(A) J.H. JOHNSTON PERCUSSION KENTUCKY RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,320.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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