July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Kentucky Rifle built in Richmond, Virginia by "J. Bolton" circa 1820. Full octagon rifled barrel stamped "BOLTON" with rifle sights. Flintlock with single trigger control. Full curly maple stock with brass hardware including a nicely engraved 4-piece patchbox with leaf finial with Eagle and shield engraved on lid. Stock has 2 silver inlays including Hunter's Star with "XX" engraved in oval on middle. Comes with hardwood ramrod. CONDITION: Metal has aged patina with evidence of a reconversion to flint. Brass has dark finish with patchbox lid not fitting flush. Wood has waxed appearance with dark area near tailpipe which could be hiding a repair. Dark bore with sticky mechanics. Rifle has a pleasing look to it. DLM

Item Dimensions: L: 54 - 1/4".
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
38 - 3/4"
Caliber/Bore
.50
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Bolton
Model
Flintlock
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) BOLTON FLINTLOCK RIFLE.
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,690.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 19
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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