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Reconverted Model 1817 U.S. Flintlock Rifle

Auction:
3034M
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Sale #3034M - 3034M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 26, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Reconverted Model 1817 U.S. Flintlock Rifle, c. 1825, walnut stock with a patch box, two light cartouches on the left side, and a small star stamped in front of the trigger guard, lock (reconverted) marked on the tail "1825," and in front of the hammer "US/H. DERINGER/PHILA," barrel dated "1825" on the tang, and marked on the left side with "US/JH/P," barrel lg. 36, overall lg. 51 3/4 in.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Has a few light dings and nicks in the stock, the lock functions properly, and the bore retains the rifling, and it has been reconverted.


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

Nicholas A. Penachio, Design, Firearm actions, Flintlock, Henry Deringer, Lock, Military history, Military technology, Multiple barrel firearms, Muzzleloaders, Stock, United States