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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
C1800-20 percussion conversion Kentucky rifle with bird heads patchbox - $1050.00

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C1800-20 percussion conversion Kentucky rifle. 39" octagon barrel of about .53 caliber bore. Unusual patchbox with bird head designs and toe plate also with bird head. Brass parts are cleaned, iron parts have dark patina with some pitting in the nipple area. Stock is extensively damaged and repaired with broken and repaired wrist, small crack by sideplate lock screw head, forearm has umerous long cracks and a couple edge slivers repaired, and the forward 5" of the forearm are replaced. Mechanically good except releases from half cock. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.