July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Falling block self cocking single shot rifle made in Besancon, France by Kuhn circa 1870. Blued half round half octagon rifled barrel with integral front dovetail based blade front sight and adjustable notch rear sight with barrel flat marked "Canon Kuhn". Case hardened "Frog Eye" action with self cocking lever mechanism. Walnut military style stock with 2 iron bands and an iron front nosecap. Crescent steel buttplate with steel ramrod. Stock has plugged cut out, possibly from presentation or owners plate. CONDITION: 90% fading blue with balance turning a plum patina. 90% fading case colors. 80% original varnish with handling marks and dings. Good bore and mechanics. DLM
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
33 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
11mm
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Curio & Relic
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Kuhn A Besancon
Model
Falling Block
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Weight
(C) KUHN A BESANCON  FALLING BLOCK RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,880.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 9
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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