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    Classic C. 1850 New England Underhammer Percussion Buggy Rifle New England Buggy Rifle, 29" overall with a 14 /4" octagon .44 caliber rifled barrel, dark bore, brass front sight, adjustable rear sight. Barrel generally smooth and brown with some minor scratches and minor dark staining. Barrel tang extends 4 1/2" down the wrist, missing escutcheon beneath the wrist that secures the tang screw. Simple underhammer / spring trigger action in perfect working order. 3 iron pipes beneath the barrel secure the original brass tipped hickory ramrod. Curly / burl maple stock with strong figuring cracked at the wrist along the grain with period repair. Stock inlayed on both sides with ivory panel - one panel with hairline at pin. Nice representative example of this classic and unique New England firearm.

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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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