5/25/2021 – Arms and Armor

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 8

  • May 25, 2021
  • 10:05 AM EDT
  • Cincinnati


Girard Schuetzen-style Percussion Rifle, .38cal

.38 caliber. 33″ barrel length. SN: NSN. Single-shot percussion rifle with peep and hooded target sights, palm rest, heavy octagon barrel, and double triggers. Blued metal finish to barrel, with brass accoutrements, and a solid plain walnut perch-belly stock. Features a Swiss-style metal buttplate, serpentine trigger guard, and swivel sling mounts. There are floral script engravings to lockplate and cock lever, with “Girard a Aigle” marked to center of lockplate. Schuetzen rifles are single-shot competition guns that were used widely in Europe from about 1875-1945. Most are custom made by independent gunmakers of the period. 

  • Price Realized
  • $1,080


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