May 27, 2020 Founders & Patriots
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Key-fastened, octagonal to round, hook-breech barrel of 37 1/2 inch length and 0.67 bore, with Birmingham proof-marks and some decorative engraving at breech, including an ancanthus on tip of tang. Flat, border engraved lock with roller, bearing an engraved sunflower on face in front of cock. No internal maker’s marks found on inside of lock or on underside of barrel. Brass trigger-guard with front ending in a pineapple finial, with brass sideplate and buttplates both engraved with a Britannia shield and panoply of arms. Silver front sight near muzzle, with bayonet lug on the underside and a small, vacant, oval, silver thumbpiece on the small of the stock. A very good example of a British officer's fusil from the last quarter of the 18th century to first quarter of the 19th century. CONDITION: Fusil is in very good working order. JLK Property of the Society of the Cincinnati (David A. Taulman bequest, 1978).
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
37 - 1/4"
Caliber/Bore
.67
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
British
Model
Fusil
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,700.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
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