Native American Decorated London Wheeler Percussion Rifle....
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DescriptionNative American Decorated London Wheeler Percussion Rifle.
Unserialized, approximately .56 caliber, 37-inch octagonal and round barrel with fixed front sight. Top of barrel marked: LONDON. lightly scroll engraved lock, hammer and triggerguard. WHEELER stamped to lock. Smooth walnut straight stock with numerous brass tacks and brass turtle to left side of stock. Oval escutcheon to top of wrist with embossed Native American. Leather wrap around wrist with leather tassles and beads. Brass buttplate. Metal ramrod.
Condition: Good. Finish primarily a dark grey patina with noticeable signs of age, handling wear and surface rust. Scattered scuffs and dings present to wood. Noticeable wood loss at wrist and along fore-end. Pitted bore. Action needs adjustment.
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