5/25/2021 – Arms and Armor

Arms, Armor & Militaria | Lot 4

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


Swiss Schuetzen-style Percussion Rifle, .36cal

.36 caliber cap and ball. 35″ barrel length. SN: NSN. Single-shot percussion rifle with target sights, wood palm rest, heavy octagon barrel, and double triggers. Blued metal finish to barrels, brass accoutrements, with a solid plain walnut perch-belly stock. Features a swiss-style buttplate, serpentine trigger guard, and brass-capped ramrod. It has the words “Devenoge A Grandson” marked to top of barrel, and a brass accoutrement engraved “To Favre” on left side grip. Schuetzen rifles were single-shot competition guns used widely in Europe from about 1875-1945. Most are custom made by independent gunmakers of the period. 

  • Price Realized
  • $1,020


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