May 18, 2021 Early Arms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/18/2021
The two-stage tapered barrel is unmarked and has a brass half moon front sight and a bayonet lug mounted on bottom of barrel. The French lockplate is unmarked and has beveled edges. The iron furniture is French and includes early 18th century multi-ringed ramrod ferrules and a very early buttplate with long tang. French sideplate stamped "NV". Walnut stock of early form with incised shell design around barrel and and carved molding around comb. Associated ramrod is a replacement. CONDITION: Barrel retains a dark heavy patina with corrosion at breech. Lock is a good well-aged professional reconversion and functions well. Furniture retains a dark heavy patina. Top corner of buttplate shows denting and losses. Stock shows some minor wood replacement above lock, some losses along barrel on right side, a period repair on left side of barrel tang and losses to wood behind pan. An early trade fusil with attractive form. DMG

Item Dimensions: L: 58 - 3/4".
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
43 - 1/4"
Caliber/Bore
.70 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
American
Model
Fusil
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,880.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
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