Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK, visit our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref no 8897. A rare Percussion over & under double barrelled American Plains long-rifle or Kentucky rifle, circa 1845-1865. Back action lock with some scroll decoration to the lockplate. Double triggers. Over & under barrels, one smooth bore, the other heavily rifled. Calibre approx .45. The shot barrel approx 14 bore. Complete with its original correct brass tipped wooden ramrod. Three iron ramrod pipes mounted to the side of the barrells. The top barrel inset with a buckhorn rear sight and bead foresight. Two side mounted mule-ear hammers and a scrolling brass trigger guard. Overall length approx 44 inches. Barrell length 28 inches. The stock fitted with a crescent shaped iron butt-plate, a small piece of metal missing from the toe of the buttplate, (see photo) otherwise this rifle is in good overall condition. A very scarce item, showing some very minor signs of wear and use. Ref 8897. This is an antique weapon and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom.
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