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    Sale 5426

    Antique Arms & Armour

    21 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 88

    A 20-BORE DUTCH PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE REBUILT FROM A MILITARY FLINTLOCK JAEGER RIFLE, SIGNED THONE, AMSTERDAM

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A 20-BORE DUTCH PERCUSSION SPORTING RIFLE REBUILT FROM A MILITARY FLINTLOCK JAEGER RIFLE, SIGNED THONE, AMSTERDAM
    19TH CENTURY
    With swamped octagonal sighted barrel rifled with seven grooves and fitted with sporting backsight, signed plain lock, walnut full stock, the butt with cheekpiece and chequered grip, full brass mounts of military type, brass fore-end cap, set trigger, and later ramrod.
    26½in (67.3cm) barrel


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