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MacFarland 8 Ga. Side by Side Percussion Shotgun

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MacFarland 8 gauge percussion side by side shotgun, manufactured circa 1860. Thick walled damascus barrels measuring 36 inches in length with a single bead. Two large thimbles beneath the barrels secure the brass tipped ramrod in place, with a worm to the one end. The 3x grained straight grip walnut checked stock with smooth fore end is secured by a single barrel key, with the butt measuring 6 inches in height, with a thickness of 2 inches. Matching hammers, with the side plates showing the name “MacFarland”, all being mostly silvered from age, showing approx. 15% of the original case color hardening. Barrels are London maker marked to the rib, with English proof marks to the barrels table, along with the choke boring marks. The barrels are very solid, with no damage, ringing true, with clean bores throughout. Stock shows sharp checkering with 99% of the high luster finish to the wood remaining. Action functions correctly, with strong springs, clean nipples, and positive ignition. (As this gun has been recently test fired with black powder). Approx. weight of 26 lbs. Very good condition overall.

Antique. No PAL Required.

$2795.00
AF-3068

Cogswell & Harrison Avant Tout Grade Side by Side

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English Cogswell and Harrison Avant Tout grade side by side shotgun. 12 ga. 2 and 3/4 inch chambers, 30 inch barrels with a single bead, extractors, and double trigger. Choked full and modified. Checkered straight grip with a 15 inch  pull. Checkered fore end with engraved cap and screw heads and escutcheons.  Serial number 217xx.  Sterling silver initial plate inlet into the stock. Action is factory engraved all the way around,  along with the head of the rib at the action. Side plates are marked “Cogswell and Harrison” in a banner, surrounded with the engraving. Blued long tang trigger guard is also engraved. The dark, rich, English walnut stock and fore end shows a beautiful grain, and in excellent condition, showing 100% of the original finish and color, with only very small mark to the left side of the stock from handling. Receiver shows approx. 20% of the original case coloring hardening over the silvered finish, with the engraving being very sharp and clear. The barrels retain 99% of the original blued finish, with the rib being marked “Cogswell And Harrison, The Avant Tout, 142 New Bond Street, and 226 Strand, London”. Hard plastic butt plate held in place by 2 engraved head screws in the white. The gun locks up very tightly with a very strong action, bores in excellent condition, and functions and fires correctly. Weight of approx. 7 lbs. Excellent condition overall.

PAL Required.

$3295.00
AF-3067

1862 Peabody Military Rifle, Canadian Militia Marked

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Model 1862 Peabody military rifle, 56-50 rimfire cal., Canadian Militia marked. Single shot falling block action with exposed hammer. 36″ barrel with all barrel bands in place, and complete with correct issue cleaning rod, which is usually missing. Straight grip with crescent steel butt plate. Left side of action is marked “Peabody’s Pat. July 22nd, 1862″. Correct sights in place with the barrel showing an original and even age finish, with 95% of the original bluing remaining. Action and lock plate retains 80% of the original case color hardening showing being bright and even. Wood is solid, showing it’s original color and finish, with the usual handling and storage marks being present to a military rifle of this age. Sling swivel below the action shows some damage. Inspectors cartouche to the left side of the stock behind the action, being sharp and legible. “CM’ (Canadian Militia mark) present to the right side of the stock just above the butt plate, also being sharp, crisp, and very legible. Bore is in excellent condition, being sharp and crisp with a mirror finish. In very good condition overall.

Antique. No PAL or registration required.

$2450.00
AF-3066

1862 Colt Pocket Police Manufactured 1863

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Original Colt Model 1862 Pocket Police, .36 Percussion cal. single action revolver. Serial number shows a production date of early 1863. Fluted cylinder with single line Colt address to the top of the round barrel. Colt patent marks to the sides of the action and to one of the flutes of the cylinder. Matching serial numbers throughout with no damage to any of the screw heads. The 2 piece walnut grips are in excellent condition showing 90% of the original finish and color. Nickle plating to the back strap is 90% with approx. 70% case color hardening remaining to the sides of the action with some darkening and mottling being present. Extractor is in excellent condition, and locks correctly and shows 90% of the original case color hardening finish. Cylinder retains 70% of the original blued finish, turning grey, with the barrel also having approx 70% of the blued finish remaining, turning grey in areas from age, and wear to the top of the barrel from a holster, which has protected the gun over time. The pistol cycles and indexes correctly, functioning properly and locking correctly with a very good bore. Very good condition overall and in higher condition than normally seen.

Antique. No PAL or registration required.

Sold
AF-3065

Winchester Model 12, 20 Ga. Field

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Winchester Model 12, 20 Ga. field with 28 inch plain barrel in full choke. Serial number indicates date of manufacture to be 1956. All in excellent condition showing 99.5% original finish to the bluing and wood. Original Winchester butt plate in place. In mint condition all around.

PAL required.

$1550.00
AF-3051

Daniel Rischer 1/2 Stock .36 Cal. Percussion Plains Rifle

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Daniel Rischer 1/2 Stock .36 Cal. Percussion Plains Rifle. Daniel Rischer was one of the earliest settlers in the Six Mile Run area, later known as Streets an Hays, Dravosburg, Southwestern Pennsylvania, who was a very well know maker of higher quality flint and percussion rifles.

The rifle was manufactured circa 1831-1841, with a 32 inch octagon .36 cal. barrel, and German silver patchbox and fore end cap. Brass finger grooved trigger guard, and hooked brass crescent buttplate. Cheek piece to the stock with later diamond shaped inlaid added. Fitted with a back action Golcher lock and adjustable double set triggers. Lock is lightly engraved with a silvered finish. Rifle is complete with the original sights. The stock shows a nice even and original finish and color, with the barrel also having an even original finich with some slight age pitting in areas, as does the lock. Action requires slight adjustment. Barrel flat is maker marked with his name.

Antique. No PAL required.

$1375.00
AF-3062

James H. Johnson, Great Western Gun Works, .32 Cal. Percussion Rifle

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James Hampton Johnson, Great Western Gun Works, .32 Cal. dise lock 1/2 stock plains rifle with brass patchbox. James Hampton Johnson, originally of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania is listed as a gunsmith by trade in the 1832 census, and manufactured rifles until 1866.

The rifle is made with a 30 inch octagon barrel, that is maker marked to the top of the flat of the barrel. Single barrel key holds the barrel in place, with a silver cap to the fore end. Brass patchbox to the stock, which is also fitted with a large hooked brass butt plate. Unmarked side lock action. Fitted with a brass trigger guard and adjustable double set triggers. Action requires some adjustment. Barrel has a nice even finish as does the lock, with some light age pitting in areas. The barrel retains a serviceable bore. Stock is in excellent condition showing all of the original finish and color. Manufactured approx. 1837 as per the design.

Antique. No PAL required.

$1295.00
AF-3061

D. Levis Coon .40 Cal. 1/2 Stock Percussion Plains rifle

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D. Levis Coon, half stock plains rifle. manufactured as a flint lock, circa 1815, and converted to percussion, circa 1850. Levis Coon was active as a gun maker in Owego, New York from 1810 to 1835. His son, D. Levis Coon Junior took over the business in 1835, and mover the company to Ithica, New York thus becoming direct competition with Remington Arms Company.

The rifle is in .40 cal, an is fitted with a heavy 32 inch octagon barrel, and is complete with the original sights. Single barrel key retains the stock in place, and is fitted with a pewter fore end cap, and check piece to the stock with a brass trigger guard and crescent butt plate. Fitted with adjustable double set triggers. The action works correctly and strongly, and the stock shows it’s original color and finish, with one minor age crack to the right side in front on the lock. Barrel is a pleasing aged brown color over all. Barrel is maker marked to the top flat, with no markings to the lightly engraved lock.

Antique. No PAL required.

$1450.00
AF-3060

Canadian Issue Snider Enfield Mk.II* 3 Band Military Rifle Dated 1860

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Canadian issue Snider Enfield  Mk. II* 3 band military rifle, .577 Snider cal. Lock dated 1860. Royal Enfield stamp over the number “1” stamped to the left side of the stock with “DC” (Dominion Of Canada) in a diamond to the right side. Walnut stock is in very nice condition showing it’s original color and finish, with some minor handling and storage marks, as to be expected. Brass butt plate, trigger guard, and fore end cap are in very good condition showing a nice even age patina finish. Barrel retains approx.  95% of it’s original finish, having turned to a nice aged grey/brown color. Action shows approx. 80% finish and is complete with the chain and nipple cover (missing the cork top). Action functions correctly and has a very strong hammer spring. Bore is also very good with strong rifling. Complete with original issue ramrod and fitted with a  reproduction white buff leather sling of the correct configuration. All in very good original condition.

Antique. No PAL required.

$950.00
AF-3059

1867 British Issue Snider Enfield Mk.II** 3 Band Military Rifle

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British issue Snider Enfield  Mk. II** 3 band military rifle, .577 Snider cal. Lock dated 1867. Action is marked “B.S.A.Co.” Royal Enfield stamp over the number “1” stamped to the left side of the stock. Walnut stock is in very nice condition showing it’s original color and finish, with some minor handling and storage marks, as to be expected. Brass butt plate, trigger guard, and fore end cap are in very good condition showing a nice even age patina finish. Barrel retains approx. 80% of it’s original finish, having turned to a nice aged grey/brown color. Action shows approx. 60% finish and is complete with the chain and nipple cover (missing the cork top). Action functions correctly and has a very strong hammer spring. Bore is also very good with strong rifling. Complete with original issue ramrod. In very nice original condition overall.

Antique. No PAL required.

$875.00
AF-3058