Contemporary Full Stock Flintlock Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory Start Price:550.00 USD Estimated At:1,100.00 - 1,600.00 USD
Contemporary Full Stock Flintlock Rifle
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Although there are no markings on this rifle, the consignor notes state that this is a Pat Hankel Bedford Long Rifle. The rifle has brass furniture with two silver stock inlays (a woman's head in front of the trigger guard and a blank initial oval near the toe. The nicely figured full length stock has raised relief carving near the cheekpiece, an incised acorn marked "EQUALITY" on the forearm (underside), an incised pattern marked "LIBERTY" behind the barrel tang and an 1816 silver dollar inlaid on the cheekpiece. A brass patch box with unique eagle/shield latch is featured on the right side of the buttstock.
BBL: 41 3/4 inch octagon
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 31
Finish: brown
Serial Number: NSN
Condition: Fine as custom made. The barrel and action have an attractive artificially aged appearance. The brass also has an attractive patina. The wood is excellent with a few minor handling marks.