Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
November 1, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Model 1817 U.S. Flintlock Rifle

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: November 01, 2014 10:00AM


Model 1817 U.S. Flintlock Rifle, c. 1817-40, walnut stock with V/GF stamped behind the side plate, oval steel patchbox on the right of the butt, steel lock plate marked US/H.DERINGER/PHILADA, steel barrel marked GF/P/US on the left side of the breech, and a steel ramrod with a brass tip, barrel lg. 35 3/4, overall lg. 51 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

A few light dings and nicks in the stock, some brown left on the barrel, the rest of the steel parts have a plum-colored patina, some light pits near the touch hole at the breech of the barrel.

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.


United States, oval steel patchbox, steel lock plate, steel barrel, steel ramrod, steel parts