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    Circa 1850 American Percussion Side Hammer "Mule Ear" Rifle With Palmetto Tree Lock .41 caliber 30" unmarked octagon smoothbore browned barrel with most original finish save for some minor pitting at the nipple and a few minor scratches and dents. One ramrod pipe is loose but present, original brass tipped hickory ramrod. Hand made, side action, 'mule ear' scroll engraved percussion lock featuring engraving of what is clearly a palmetto tree, mechanically perfect. Walnut half stock with sharp edges, and just a few minor dents and scratches, missing a thin sliver of wood running 2 3/4" above and forward of the the lock. Brass furniture perfect. Nice pre Civil War half stock with most interesting lock engraving.

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    December, 2012
    8th Saturday
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