France - Assault - Flintlock - Rifle

Description
France - Assault - Flintlock - Rifle
Fair - 1780

674 - Flintlock rifle, type 1777, year 9 (1750-1780)
Functional flint lock - fine loading, good percussion, beautiful shine.
Slightly shortened barrel (5 mm) to give the mouth a nice appearance.
Walnut wood butt, all metal parts in steel.
Hallmarked under the barrel with the initials ‘J B’ and a crown
After cleaning all the attachment parts of the barrel, there is a bit of play.
Its finish could be further improved, in order to obtain a beautiful collector’s weapon, for display case.
Weight: 3195 g

The pictures are part of the description.

(Seller references: over 650 sales, more than 320 reviews, 98.20% positive)

Lot details
Country of manufacture
France
Weapon Type
Rifle
Firing mechanism
Flintlock
Sub-type
Assault
Condition
Fair
Year of Manufacture
1780
Overall Length
1350 mm
Barrel/ blade length
930 mm
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