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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
C1840-60 percussion halfstock rifle - $275.00

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C1840-60 percussion halfstock rifle. 26-1/2" octagon barrel with turned muzzle, marked "J.N.L" on barrel flat. Bore of about .42". No other markings apparent. Nice original rear sight missing elevation screw. Metal parts have a medium to dark patina overall with some pitting on the lock and barrel. Stock has a worn finish overall, has some cracking in the wrist repaired and fairly well disguised, some wood replaced around the lock, small piece of wood replaced in forearm edge on right side, and a couple minor grain cracks in the left side of the forearm. Set triggers click properly, but lock does not have spring tension. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.