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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
C1840-60 Percussion halfstock rifle with GOLCHER marked lock - $650.00

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C1840-60 Percussion halfstock rifle with GOLCHER marked lock. 32-1/2" octagon barrel of 1" diameter and 0.33" bore. Metal parts have a medium gray/brown patina overall with scattered light pitting. Nicely made gun with beautifully fit ovoid patchbox, two oval inlays, and sideplate. Nice original sights. Possible replacement nipple. Possibly original ramrod. Walnut halfstock is very good, showing scattered marks from handling, small crack on right side near pewter forearm tip, and longer repaired crack in forearm edge on left side. Lock functioning with set triggers. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.