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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
H. Pratt percussion New England militia rifle - $850.00

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New England Militia rifle signed on barrel "H. Pratt" in script. Lock marked "LONDON/WARRANTED". Patchbox engraved "N R R/No 2" in a similar style to a rifle pictured in Springfield Armory Museum Collection catalog number SPAR 7313. 36" octagon barrel of about .55 caliber bore. Metal parts have an attractive light patina with some expected pitting in the barrel breech area. Full walnut stock shows average wear and handling marks from use, with extensive cracking to the forearm edges and some narrow absent pieces of wood. Old pewter repair above lock. Ramrod absent. Lock releases from half cock, otherwise mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.