Deringer Flintlock Rifle
.52 caliber, 39" full octagonal barrel, top of barrel marked Deringer Philadel. Barrel held to stock with three barrel wedges. Lockplate is marked Deringer Philadel. Brass mounted with four-piece patchbox. Finger grooved triggerguard. Hammer and hammer screw are definitely replacements.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
Barrel is deep dark brown with pitting. Rear barrel sight is missing and brass sight blank has been in there forever. Brass with dark untouched patina. Walnut stock with dark patina and some nicks and dings. This is a very rare military arm and seldom seen with full octagonal barrel.