February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Made by J.H.Johnston of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania circa 1850. Full octagon rifled barrel signed in script "J.H. Johnston" with rifle sights. Full curly maple stock with brass furniture including four piece "Q" finial patchbox, four coin silver inlays (including a cheekpiece eagle) and Johnston's typical incised carving pattern behind the cheekpiece. Handmade percussion lock with high spur hammer and controlled by single trigger. Comes with research on the gunmaker. CONDITION: Overall fair condition with several areas of wood repair including the wrist and out along the forestock. Metal surfaces have aged pitting from use. Mechanics function fine. Wood has been cleaned. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
41"
Caliber/Bore
.44 Smoothbore
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 RELIEF CARVED .44 CALIBER PERCUSSION KENTUCKY RIFLE.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,300.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $2,500 - $4,500
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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