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Ethan Allen "Drop Breech" rifle for restoration - $395.00

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Ethan Allen "Drop Breech" cartridge rifle for restoration. 26" part octagon, part round barrel of .41 caliber bore. Metal parts have a medium patina overall with slightly granular surfaces. Stocks are well worn and uncleaned, with numerous handling marks, small worn chip on right side of forearm, and some lateral cracks in the wrist secured with an old brass band. Buttplate, butt attachment screw, lever, block, hammer, and a couple screws are missing. Unusual rear sight is present. Many useful parts or use as a restoration project. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.