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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Swiss pattern breech loading rifle - $650.00

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Swiss pattern breech loading rifle. Illegible lock marking and pre-1893 ELG proof on barrel. Snider style side-opening breech. 30-1/2" barrel. Bore of about .45 caliber. Metal parts are smooth with an attractive medium to dark brown patina, with a little pitting on the right side of the barrel breech. Stock is fine, free of cracks and chips, shows light marks from handling and storage. Missing rear sight ladder and forearm nose cap. Double set triggers do not set, but work otherwise. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.