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Rare American Pennsylvania Single-Shot Heavy Barrel Bench Target Percussion Rifle, by L.W. Tisdel, S

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  Lot #1191  (Sale Order: 192 of 730)  
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NSNV, .42 cal., 27-1/4" blued heavy octagonal barrel with unique 1-5/8" false muzzle with integral telescopic sight protector and hook locking system. Finely ribbed base, bottom of barrel with dovetailed brass stabilizing bench bar, top flat with vacant front dovetail and marked: L.W. Tisdel/Scranton, Pa. Finely scroll-engraved and silver-plated breechblock, dolphin pattern hammer and lockplate. Lock marked: L.W. Tisdel. Upper tang with integral mount for peep sight not present, set triggers, fine walnut stock with integral cheekrest and scroll-engraved silver-plated brass Schutzen buttplate with threaded bullet shaped finial with lanyard hole.

Excellent as restored. Barrel retaining approx. 85-90% refinish now fading to plum patina with light wear to relief edges. Silver-plated elements with dark patina. Wood cleaned and refinished with minor wear and marks present. Action is fine. A handsome and desirable American target rifle.

Estimate: 3000.00-5000.00

This item is part of June 2010 Live Auction, Sessions 1 & 2
 Saturday, Jun 26, 2010 | 12:00 PM  Pacific

Rare American Pennsylvania Single-Shot Heavy Barrel Bench Target Percussion Rifle, by L.W. Tisdel, S
Lot number: 1191
Seller: Greg Martin Auctions
Event: June 2010 Live Auction, Sessions 1 & 2
Ends: Saturday, June 26 | 12:00 PM  Pacific

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