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Native American Indian

Wed, Oct 27, 2021 09:00AM EDT
Lot 417

Native American Indian presentation trade gun

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

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Native American Indian presentation chief grade trade gun, with a silver inlaid relief medallion at wrist of a Native American Indian with bow and arrows, the barrel flat inscribed London, with British proofs, the lock inscribed Moxham, with engraved boars head within a hunting horn behind the hammer, the stock with brass tack decoration having pewter lozenges, the brass trigger guard engraved with floral decoration and a single arrow, the brass butt plate with the same boars head and arrow engraving, brass side plate is hand engraved Rakowamenh ?, over E. A. ?????, approximately .577 caliber, 22 3/4" octagonal to round barrel. These were made for presentation to friendly Natives as gifts. Discussed in Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms, 9th edition, page 762.

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Condition

Converted to percussion, barrel and stock cut down, loss and patch to stock at barrel tang, brass filled in rear sight dovetail, handling marks to stock, side lock an old replacement, action functions.

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