September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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Circa 1810-1820 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. This rifle features a full octagon barrel with sights mounted on the top flat. The lock features a roller frizzen and is stamped "NOCK/WARRANTED" in the center. The brass furniture includes a flat sideplate with two piercings, brass buttplate with faceted tang, and brass trigger guard. The highly figured tiger maple stock has classic Lehigh County form and a sliding wooden patchbox on the right side. CONDITION: Barrel retains an even brown patina with some scattered marks from use. Lock retains a light grey patina, functions well, and is in its original flintlock configuration. Brass retains a mellow mustard patina. Stock very good with no restoration and some scattered marks from use. Patchbox lid appears to be original. Ramrod is a period replacement. A very nice unaltered rifle with attractive form. DMG
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
41 - 1/2"
Caliber/Bore
.45 Smoothbore
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Lehigh County
Model
Kentucky Rifle
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $6,600.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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