Model 1817 Rifle Converted to Percussion
.54 caliber rifled percussion using a bolster. Barrel has two-leaf rear sight. Three barrel bands. Lockplate marked U.S. Deringer, Philadel. Walnut stock with oval iron patchbox.
Provenance: A.C. Daum
Barrel has been clean to bright with several areas of pitting around the percussion bolster spreading down the barrel to the first barrel band and on top of the band, then down to the middle band; it is then smooth to the first band. Lock and hammer have been cleaned to bright with sharp and crisp markings. Stock has excellent sharp lines with some nicks and dings.