PERCUSSION HUNTING-TARGET RIFLE – Pforzheim around 1840/50
Wonderful percussion rifle for hunting and target shooting. Rifled barrel in calibre 16 mm, first-class inside and outside, edged Damascus steel, gunsmith’s signature “C. Rehm in Pforzheim” around 1840/50. Barrel’s end blade engraved with naked virgin and swan as well as the crowned monogram of the former owner “DM”.
Adjustable stretcher. Walnut half-stock with fore-end made from black horn and two large carrying bales. Sights blued with half tunnel fore-sight and adjustable rear-sight for different ranges. Base for dioptre on the barrel’s end blade.
Wooden ramrod with conical setting head of black horn.
ELG mark applied to the side of the barrel.
Total length 116 cm.
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