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Kentucky-style Half-stock Percussion Rifle

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Kentucky-style Half-stock Percussion Rifle, c. mid-19th century, walnut stock with brass patchbox and fittings, lockplate marked W. KETLAND & Co., browned octagonal barrel, and a wooden ramrod, barrel lg. 33, overall lg. 49 in.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has a few dings and nicks, barrel has two additional holes for a sight just in front of the breech.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Kentucky, W. KETLAND & Co.