"A. HUMMEL" Marked Full Stock Percussion Kentucky Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:475.00 USD Estimated At:1,200.00 - 1,800.00 USD
 A. HUMMEL  Marked Full Stock Percussion Kentucky Rifle

Estimate: $1200 - 1800
Rifle is equipped with a conventional fixed rear sight, with an early 20th Century replacement globe sight in the front dovetail and a folding peep sight mounted on the wrist behind the tang. The top of the barrel is stamped "A.HUMMEL" with a drum bolster and double set triggers. Brass tipped stock, with a wooden ramrod, raised cheekpiece and a smooth buttplate. Consignor notes list "A. HUMMEL" as Adam Hummel of Johnston, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, circa 1870-1875.
BBL: 39 inch octagon
Stock: hardwood
Gauge: 38
Finish: brown
Serial Number: NSN
Condition: Fair, with a mixed brown patina overall, scattered handling marks, and pitting on the lock and around the drum. Stock is good, with some cracks and scratches. Mechanically very good.
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