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    Late-Victorian Composite Wheellock Rifle.
    Unserialized, approximately .69 caliber, 32 ½-inch round barrel with fixed blade front sight and v-notch rear sight. (the barrel is likely from a European military rifle). Iron trigger guard/grip. Lightly engraved lock. Hardwood stock with extensive scrimshaw inlays on the butt, ram rod ferrules, muzzle cap with two scrimshaw escutcheons on the underside of the stock, one bearing the date "1671". The stock is additionally carved with linear designs. Wooden ram rod.

    Condition: Very good. Metal with light surface rust. Wheellock mechanism untested. Stock lacking scrimshaw inlays on the top and left side of the butt. A wonderful decorative example.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    12th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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