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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
C1840-60 percussion fullstock curly maple ketucky rifle - $695.00

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C1840-60 percussion fullstock curly maple ketucky rifle. Octagon barrel of about 35-3/4" long and 0.45" bore. No markings apparent. Fine cutout patchbox. Metal parts have a light mottled patina overall with some pitting and erosion around the drum. Missing a small piece of the buttstock toe plate and seems to have once had a forearm cap. Stock is nicely grained and has a crack below the lock screw, in front of the lock, and the middle of the right side of the forearm, and two long slivers missing front right side of forearm edge. The stock has also had some wood filler applied to the toe of the butt, lock mortise, and large area on left side of forearm near muzzle. Hammer has spring tension, but does not cock. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.