Henry Deringer Model 1817 FL Common Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military / Long Guns - Rifles Start Price:1,000.00 USD Estimated At:2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
Henry Deringer Model 1817 FL Common Rifle
Auction Location:

16600 Aston Street
Irvine, CA
U.S. Model 1817 Flintlock Common Rifle, by Henry Deringer, .54 cal., 36'' barrel, brown finish, three iron bands, case hardened lockplate, removable flash pan, lightly cartouched walnut stock, with steel oval patchbox containing tin powder measure and brass-tipped steel bugle-head ramrod. Lockplate marked ''US/Deringer/Philada''. Stock cartouched ''V/GF''; breech area is similarly marked ''GF/P/US''. Condition is very good to fine retaining approx. 85% brown finish to barrel. Lockplate has toned and remains a splotchy silver gray. Stock with just light marks from handling and some oil darkening. Small loss behind flash pan and at patchbox latch. Action is good and functioning, bore is fine. Est.: $2,000-$4,000. (Antique)