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Premier Auction - Session I

Fri, Mar 25, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 736

Two Half Stock Percussion Rifles

Estimate: $300 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

lock plate inscribed "W. PARKER", 39-1/8 in octagonal barrel, "W" and "V" inscribed on top, brass blade front sight, "U" cut rear sight, walnut half stock with brass butt plates, cap box, trigger guard, side plate, inlays, forend cap, ramrod thimbles, overall 54 1/2 in.; lock plate inscribed "J. COOPER", 30-1/4 in. inscribed barrel, dovetail blade front sight, elongated rear sight, walnut half stock, brass butt plates, patch box, and trigger guard, steel forend cap and ramrod thimbles, overall 45-1/2 in.

Provenance: Private North Carolina Collection


"W. Parker" rifle with heavy rust to end of barrel, pitting and oxidation, other metal components with dings dents and oxidation, handling wear throughout, stock with # in. crack to left forend, 2 in. crack at side plate, other scratches and dings, repairs at thimble, triggers and action do not function; "J. Cooper" with pitting to barrel and lock plate throughout, oxidation and dents to brass components, loss of stock around cock, crack from side plate around wrist up other past side bolt for six inches, repair behind barrel tang at wrist, other hairlines in stock, triggers and action do not function