East Tennessee half stock long rifle, .38 caliber, unmarked. Walnut stocks, metal frame with iron mounts, octagonal barrel, wooden ram rod. Standard sights. Barrel length – 43". Overall length – 59". Mid 19th century. Provenance: Private Knox County, TN collection. CONDITION: Stock and barrel with old patina. Lock is converted to percussion. 4" hairline on buttstock with storage dings and surface abrasions. Minor pitting of the barrel near the breech. Action is good. Bore is dark. Old modifications to tang. Set trigger with old repair/possibly replaced.
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