December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 12/14/2021
Possibly southern, this rifle features an octagon barrel with front and rear sight mounted on top flat. The top flat is inscribed "J.K." The replaced lock is extensively engraved with foliate scrolls and is signed "Levirk". The brass furniture includes a large and ornate 4-piece patchbox with scroll-engraved lid and 7 piercings. There is also a saddle wear plate and a brass 8-point star above cheekpiece. There is an brass oval wrist escutcheon with tooled border. The rifle features double set triggers. CONDITION: Barrel retains a spotted brown patina with some corrosion at breech. The replaced lock appears too be in its original flintlock configuration and frizzen has been sleeved. Brass retains a pleasing untouched dark patina. Cheekpiece inlay is absent, triggerguard has a period repair. Toeplate is absent and there is a piece of wood replaced at the toe. Stock shows heavy use with scattered splintering, marks from use, repairs, and losses along forend, some restoration around lock. An interesting and attractive signed rifle. DMG
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
41 - 1/4"
Caliber/Bore
.45 caliber
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Unknown
Model
Kentucky rifle
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE SIGNED J.K..
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,142.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 19
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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