August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/11/2020
Lot consists of: (A) Percussion Kentucky type rifle made circa 1850 by Jacob F. Gehrett, Orbisonia, Pennsylvania. Full octagon rifled barrel signed in script "J.F.G.", rifle sights with hooded front and blacksmith made peep. Full curly maple stock with brass hardware including an engraved four piece Huntingdon County style patchbox with heart piercing and stepped sideplates. Four coin silver inlays with engraved "Hunter's Star" on cheek. Percussion homemade lock with double set triggers; front lathe turned. Original hardwood ramrod. PROVENANCE: Comes with attached card and letter in patchbox that this gun was displayed at Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg. CONDITION: Rifle has been cleaned with rear sight missing. Brass tailpipe is missing along with two inlays. Dark bore with set triggers not holding. (B) New York half stock muzzleloader by W. Dixon, Adams, NY. Blued Remington rifled octagon barrel turned for false muzzle. Rear peep sight; missing others. Back action percussion lock with single trigger and patent breech. Walnut stock with brass hardware. CONDITION: Poor with missing sights and forestock. Dark bore with good mechanics. Missing ramrod. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
(A) 34" (B) 27"
Caliber/Bore
(A) .45 Rifled (B) .36 Rifled
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
(A) Jacob Gehrett (B) Remington/Dixon
Model
(A) Kentucky Rifle (B) Target Rifle
Paperwork
Serial Number
(Both) NSN
(A) LOT OF 2: JACOB GEHRETT PERCUSSION RIFLE AND DIXON PERCUSSION TARGET RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,140.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 15
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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