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    FULL-STOCK PERCUSSION BUCK & BALL PLAINS RIFLE. Marked "J. Bishop Warrented" on back action lock. Bishop is listed as a lock maker from the Philadelphia area, circa 1860s. Approximately .60 caliber, with all brass mountings. Relatively ornate patchbox with two piercings. Raised cheek piece with 8-point star inlay. There is an interesting carving near the wrist area on the stock with a stylized Indian shield with arrow design. Small silver wrist inlay.

    Condition: Sound wood with exception of a small replaced piece of wood in the usual location behind the hammer and an old crack in the butt. Metal is good with a pleasing patina throughout.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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