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Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting

Sat, Nov 17, 2018 09:00AM EST
Lot 24

Thomas Douglass flintlock long rifle

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000

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$0 $5
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$100,000 $10,000
Fine Thomas Douglass (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania), full stock flintlock long rifle, approximately .44 caliber, having a tiger maple stock with twenty-seven German silver geometric inlays, engraved brass three-piece patch box, with brass trigger guard, crescent butt plate and nose cap, the barrel inscribed T. Douglass within a rectangle, having three areas of foliate scroll engraving including the muzzle, the lock inscribed London Warranted, set triggers, 39" octagonal barrel. The rifle has an early hand-written ink tag stating that this rifle was made for and belonged to Gen. Sam Harrod, a large land owner and used in the Indian days... So. Solon Ohio. General Harrod was a Brigadier General from Clark County, Ohio in the War of 1812. Overall excellent condition, with great patina and surface, hairline crack from nose cap back to first inlay, lock does not stay cocked.