Pennsylvania converted percussion long rifle with curly maple full stock, .35 caliber, octagonal barrel, unmarked lock plate, brass trigger guard with spur, butt plate, brass patchbox to right side of butt stock, fimbles, forearm tip, and decorative inlay to left side of lock plate, German silver crescent moon inlays to forearm, fore and rear signed. Includes handwritten tag with region and material attribution indicates that this was converted to percussion using the cap and ball method. Barrel length – 40". Overall length – 55". Second quarter 19th century. Provenance: The estate of James (Jimmy) Neely, Smyrna, TN. CONDITION: Hammer is loose. Rifling to bore. Bore is dirty. Ramrod is a replacement. Cracks, areas of loss, largest 3/8", to stocks.
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