November 17, 2020 Early Arms & Militaria: Age of Exploration, Empire & Revolution
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Flintlock Kentucky Style rifle stamped "G. Feder" circa 1810 to 1840. Feder is unlocated and exhibits influences of several styles and makers which could indicate that he moved around a lot. Full octagonal 44" .45 caliber smoothbore barrel with "G. Feder" in italicized stamp print. Blade front sight with notched rear sight. Full plain maple stock with brass hardware including a four-piece engraved patchbox with "SCHMOO" type finial similar to type used by John Bonewitz with push-button release in toeplate. Architecture of stock resembles guns built in and around Berks County, Pennsylvania. "James Golcher" marked flintlock with single trigger. Comes with hardwood ramrod with threaded iron tip. CONDITION: Rifle exhibits an aged patina with what looks to be the original flintlock. Brass is unpolished and has faded to a pleasing golden patina. Good bore with good mechanics. A nice clean Kentucky with no visible restoration or repairs.

Item Dimensions: 60"
Barrel Length
.45 Smoothbore
FFL Status
G. Feder
Flintlock Kentucky
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,997.50
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
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