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.Competitive in-house shipping is available for this lot.
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