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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
Harpers Ferry M1803 flintlock rifle - $3495.00

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Harpers Ferry M1803 flintlock rifle. A reconversion to flintlock using nicely aged parts. 36" barrel with excellent proofs. Well marked lock with date of 1817. Script and block letter inspector marks present in stock opposite lock. Neatly carved roman numeral IIIVXX in front of trigger guard with unknown meaning. Iron parts have an old mottled patina with minimal scattered pitting, brass parts have a light yellow appearance. Stock shows average wear and use with minor scattered marks, a couple slivers absent on either side of the barrel tang, and a diagonal piece nearly imperceptibly replaced in front of the lock. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.