h3>G.Goulcher .34 cal. Kentucky Rifle w Goulcher Sight Half Stock
Up for auction is an authentic G.Goulcher Marked Half stock Kentucky Rifle with an overall length of 46". The octagonal Barrel is 30 inches long and appears to be about 34 Caliber. The L.O.P is 12 5/8" It came out of an old estate collection and uncertain about original origin. Lockplate is marked,"G.GOULCHER" engraved in a scroll., also engraving around the lockplate with a picture of a pheasant. There is engraving on the hammer and front sight. G. Goulcher was an English Gun maker who made lockplates between 1856-1872. Many were used on American Kentucky rifles, Pennsylvania style,etc. The top of the rifle’s was fitted with a clever Rear Tang sight that I was told was also made by Goulcher. The action works fine. Rifle is tight with wood and not loose in any areas. The Wood is in excellent condition for the age of the rifle with one repair to the stock above the front of the lock as seen in the photos. It is a great peace of early American history. This is an antique so no FFL is required. The cost of shipping and insurance is $31.00.
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