February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Two stage smoothbore steel barrel with indistinct markings on left side of breech. Early flat banana lockplate converted to percussion. This Hudson Valley fowler turned to trade sign has an iron hook directly in front of the sheet brass buttplate tang. The brass trigger guard from a Pattern 1756 British Artillery Carbine. The oak stock has a period walnut repair to the front 30" of the forend and has a pewter cap at the tip of the original potion. The front of the stock is deeply carved "EDWARD K. / TRYON / Philadelphia / RIFLES & PISTOLS". CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark heavy patina and shows some scattered pitting. Lock retains a matching dark patina and needs adjustment, spur on hammer was broken during period and is absent. Brass buttplate and trigger guard retain a heavy dark patina. Stock shows age cracks, oil stains, and some wear as well as some minor losses on repaired section of forend. Ramrod is absent as this was a display sight. From the Robert Sadler Collection. DMG
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
47"
Caliber/Bore
.73 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Unknown
Model
Percussion Fowler Trade Sign
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) LARGE AND EARLY FOWLER TRADE SIGN FOR TRYON RIFLES AND PISTOLS, PHILADELHPIA.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,024.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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