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A rare American under-hammer percussion KENTUCKY long-rifle with patch-box. Circa 1840. Ref 3917.

  • A rare American under-hammer percussion KENTUCKY long-rifle with patch-box.  Circa 1840. Ref 3917.
  • A rare American under-hammer percussion KENTUCKY long-rifle with patch-box.  Circa 1840. Ref 3917.
  • A rare American under-hammer percussion KENTUCKY long-rifle with patch-box.  Circa 1840. Ref 3917.
  • A rare American under-hammer percussion KENTUCKY long-rifle with patch-box.  Circa 1840. Ref 3917.
  • A rare American under-hammer percussion KENTUCKY long-rifle with patch-box.  Circa 1840. Ref 3917.
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A rare American under-hammer percussion KENTUCKY long-rifle with patch-box. Circa 1840. Ref 3917.

£1,950.00
Stock Status: In Stock
A rare American under-hammer percussion Plains long-rifle or Kentucky long rifle with a patch-box fitted into the butt, circa-1840. Very heavy octagonal barrel 30 inches in length. Calibre approx .45 cal Complete with what appears to be its original correct wooden ramrod. Two iron ramrod pipes mounted to the underside of barrel. The barrel inset on top with an adjustable buck-horn rear sight and blade metal foresight. Scrolling iron trigger guard which also doubles as the mainspring. The stock with an early crescent shaped butt-plate. This rifle is in good overall condition. The action works fine. A very scarce item, showing very little sign of wear or use. Overall length approx 42 inches. Various old dings and bruises but no major damage or repairs. A good honest old Kentucky rifle. Ref 3917.
This is an obsolete antique rifle and is sold as a collectors item only.
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