42. A GERMAN SUHL PERCUSSION RIFLE, CIRCA 1840-50

Origin: Germany.
A single barrel percussion rifle, dating to circa 1840/50. Long octagonal barrel with inscription “1 CHR KESSLER A SUHL” on the top. The butt of the barrel engraved with floral motifs. The hammer chiseled with geometric ornaments and engraved with floral motifs, en suite with the plates of the lock. Iron guard of the trigger engraved with floral motifs. High rear sight, adopted for long distance shooting. Carved wooden stock.
Length ca. 120 cm.
Condition report: good overall condition. Barrel covered by layer of oxidation, no dense pitting and patina. Other iron parts with some patina, some areas affected by corrosion, some scratches. Wood with no bigger cracks, with small scratches and dents.

Sale No 10186

Auction closed!
28 March 2017 20:00

Unsold

Estimate 2000-2500 EUR

2ND AUCTION: MILITARIA – ANTIQUES - COLLECTIBLES,

Finished

Fees

Buyer's Premium 15% Inc. VAT