This attic percussion Gentleman's Long range rifle was carefully hand chisel engraved with fancy designs and game scenes on the lock-plate, trigger guard, and barrel. There is a gold inlaid name on the lock and it looks like: LAOUE. The 27 3/8" round barrel has a flat top rib and long range rear express sight . Comes with an Enfield 19 th century ram-rod. Action works good and was made without a half cock. Has sling swivels that are European and very narrow for a 5/8" wide sling. Some of these were purchased by the Confederacy as sniper rifles. The caliber is about .68/.69. Has pewter nose cap, and the wood appears to be European finely hand checkered. Metal is brown patina with age encrustation, or estate found, could use mild restoration, as this was a fine gun. The butt-stock on the left side has some scrapes like it chaffed against another gun or a wagon seat?The trigger guard has finger grooves for a firm grasp.Underside of barrel states: LAOUE A' MARSEILLE, and 146. A very fine gun! We don’t have a web site .I prefer money orders or a check. Item ships when funds come in. If you can only pay with a card let me know. I hope you like my wide selection of unusual guns, knives and gun parts. Shipping price determined by zip code. I try to keep the prices affordable, which means I make less money than most dealers. You won’t get altitude sickness with my prices! I consistently have the best selection of older guns If you BUY IT NOW you must still contact us for details buy it now doesn't end the sale, it just sends an email telling us you want to buy this gun. A phone call won’t secure a sale! Not home many times, the first buyer by email buys the gun !This web site doesnot close down a sale when you do a BUY IT NOW like Ebay!I can get six buy it nows in an hour, first buyer to email gets the guns, others are in second place! Best to send another email . Sometimes not home to get calls. Some guns are required shipment to a gun dealer near you for a transfer to you when it arrives. With the widest selection of older guns at great prices, We don’t have a store, and sell on the internet only.
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