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    Exhibited Hubbard Museum of the West.

    Bown & Tetley Half-Stock Percussion Plains Rifle.

    Unserialized, .41 caliber, 36-inch octagonal barrel with fixed front sight and adjustable rear sight. Top of barrel marked: BOWN & TETLEY and CHILD & PRATT CO. Scroll engraved hammer and lock. R.B. stamped to lock. Smooth walnut straight stock with pewter fore-end tip. Paper affixed to right side of stock reads: KENTUCKEY HAIR TRIGGER RIFLE / MADE IN LANCASTER, PA. SOLD BY THE / BROWN AND RITTYERN CO., ST. LOUIS, MO. / W.C. SEEMAN XXXXX PAOLI, COLO. Brass triggerguard and crescent buttplate. Wood ramrod.
    Note: Consignor note states, this gun is referred to in The Plains Rifle by Hanson [not verified]. Also consignor mentions that this gun was exhibited at the Hubbard Museum of the West sometime in 2001.
    Property from the Estate of Robert (Bobby) Palazzo, Westlake Village, Ca.

    Condition: Good. Finish a smooth grey patina with noticeable signs of age, handling wear and surface rust. Upper tang screw absent. Heavy dings, bruising and scuffs present to wood. Action frozen. Pitted bore.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    7th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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