Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 2656. A very rare American flintlock fully stocked Plains long-rifle or Kentucky long rifle with very early style drooping butt and an extraordinarily long barrel, circa 1775-1810. The rifle fitted with a lock-plate engraved - RUSSOM & Co. Calibre approx .50 cal. Complete with what appears to be its original correct wooden ramrod. Three brass ramrod pipes mounted to the underside of stock. The barrel inset on top with a buck-horn rear sight and blade metal foresight, the wooden stock fitted with four barrel pins. Very simple brass trigger guard. The butt fitted with an early crescent shaped brass butt-plate. This rifle is in good overall condition. The action works fine. A very scarce item, showing very little sign of wear or use. Very little is known about this American gunsmith -Russom & Co. except he made flintlock rifles circa 1830-1840. Barrel length 44 inches. Overall length approx 60 inches. Some dings and bruises, otherwise in good condition. Ref 2656. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card. Established 1968....Read full description
MakeRef 2656. An American flintlock fully stocked
ModelKENTUCKY long-rifle. C 1830.
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