April 11-13, 2023 Firearms and Militaria
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Side by side "cape gun" made by L. Smith & Son Pittston, Pennsylvania circa 1870. 28 -3/4" steel side by side barrels with hooked breeches, left barrel a .40 caliber rifled barrel and right a 16 gauge smoothbore; smooth wide rib, rifle sights, and engraved breech. Back action percussion locks marked "L. SMITH & SON / PITTSTON, PA" with double trigger control. Plain walnut 1-piece half stock with steel hardware and pewter nosecap. Comes with original hardwood ramrod. CONDITION: Overall good with left hammer and screw replaced, metal turning a silvery patina. Stock has traces of original finish with usage marks and dings. Good bores and functioning mechanics.
Barrel Length
28 - 3/4"
(L) .40 Percussion (R) 16 Gauge
FFL Status
L. Smith and Son
Cape Gun
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $676.50
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, April 13, 2023.
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