Full stock long rifle, approximately .30 Caliber. Barrel marked, "J. M. Burns" for Jim Burns. Back action lock marked, "Bown & Tetly Warranted Pittsburgh". Walnut stocks, brass trigger guard, butt plate, patch box, escutcheon, and fore-end tip. Oval nickel silver insets on cheek piece and wrist. Diamond shape nickel insert behind trigger guard. Brass ferrules holding old hickory ramrod. Octagonal barrel, standard sights. Barrel length – 40". Overall length – 56". American, mid 19th century. CONDITION: Rifle has been converted from a flintlock to percussion. Rifled bore. Action has double set trigger. Slight hairline cracks in the wrist do not affect soundness. Good patina on metal and wood.
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