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.
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.
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