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    Scarce Factory Engraved A.D. Perry Breech Loading Percussion Plains Rifle.
    Serial no. 961 (in numerous places), Approximately 45 caliber, 26 1/2-inch octagonal heavy barrel with front and rear sight. Plum brown finish with blued and case-hardened accents. Gun is engraved throughout in a scroll pattern with game scene animal on right side. Upper tang with patriotic symbol. Top of breechblock marked A.D. PERRY / PATENTEE and PERRY PATENT ARM / NEWARK N.J. 961 written in pencil under fore-end.

    Condition: Fine. The barrel retains 50-60% of the original brown finish while traces remains on the action. The lever retains traces of bluing. There are some minor marks and scratches scattered throughout on wood and metal. The wood retains approximately 60-70% varnish and is in very good condition with the exception of some mold from storage, some strike marks and other mild scratches, and a few dings. Marred screws. Mechanically fine with clear markings apart from some pitting near the nipple. Bore good.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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