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John Gunderson Antique Militaria
C1840-60 percussion engraved and inlaid halfstock rifle - $950.00

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C1840-60 percussion engraved and inlaid halfstock rifle. 38-3/4" octagon barrel of .36 caliber bore. Metal parts have patina surfaces with pinprick pitting on lock and barrel. Has an unreadable maker name near breech. Nice original open sights. Butt has engraved silver inlays along the buttplate on both sides and a large silver eagle in the cheekrest. Stock has 11 other differently shaped inlays of brass and copper. Stock has a good curly maple grain and has been badly broken in the wrist with different repairs attempted over the years. Forearm has a lengthwise crack on the right side and a long sliver missing on the left side. Some wood will be needed to repair the wrist. Hammer cocks fully and releases, half cock does not function. Sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.