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overall 62.5", mid 19th c., poss. Ohio; 46.75" seven-groove, octagon barrel .42 caliber.; 4-3/8" silver inlay plate on top barrel flat with a 3.75" spear point tang also retaining a .75" diamond inlay at left side barrel breech; 9" trigger guard with double set triggers and adjustment screw; unmarked 1" oval escutcheon plate; 5" x 1" lock plate marked SHARPE that has been converted from flintlock to percussion; unusual four-plate owl-eyed finial patch box; finely engraved 4" Federal eagle at cheek rest with brass edge guard; elaborate extended 8" button release, three-screw toe plate, and 7" butt plate finial; all barrel pin escutcheons have engraved details; good even tiger maple throughout; silver wire inlay at sideplate and left side butt stock
Collection of G.W. Samaha
Overall original condition; nail pin at rear of lockplate to stabilize a minor hairline crack with .25" wood loss; several light wood scratches underside of fore stock forward of trigger guard; peppering at breech and top of bolster; ramrod appears replaced; light bruising and impacts along stock without damage.
Estimate: $1,600 - $2,400
Realized: $9,000 - Excluding Buyer's Premium

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