Lot 106 Detail
American Halfstock Single Shot Percussion Plains Rifle by J. Wurfflein, Philadelphia
Serial no. 64, .60 caliber, 35 1/2-inch heavy octagonal barrel with blade front sight
and high-profile buckhorn rear sight. Steel under-rib.Top flat marked: J. Wurfflein,
Philada. Marked at breech: 64. Engraved lock marked: H. Elwell/Warranted. Double set
triggers. Checkered walnut stock with German silver fore-end cap, oval wedge escutcheons,
triggerguard, patchbox and buttplate. Wooden ramrod.
Condition: Very good. Steel showing rich brown age patina with a few
spots of fine pitting around the breech. Triggerguard tang with period repair. Wood very
good with light wear overall.
Note: This rifle has the appearance and configuration of a plains rifle, including the
two keys, the cheek piece and the rear sight; the Eastern maker provided a patchbox and
mounted the piece in German silver; the Western maker omitted the patchbox and usually
used brass or iron mountings. A fine example of the famed plains rifle.
Estimate: $5000 - $7000
kit for pinfire cartridges (7mm, 9mm & 12mm)
does it work?
Basic one shell
16 gauge caliber kit
for pinfire shotgun
manual click here
Includes a brass
case, a cap holder, a firing pin and a long screw
included (out of Europe shipment)
Revive your antique French 11mm Model
1873 (Chamelot Delvigne) revolver
Manual click here
Content : 11 mm tools + 12
reloadable cases + 1 powder measuring cup + 25 lead bullets
Price list click here