* M. BURRI, SWITZERLAND
A 10.4mm PERCUSSION SINGLE-SHOT SERVICE-RIFLE, MODEL '1851 FELDSTUTZER', no visible serial number,
circa 1860, with round 33in. rifled barrel, dove-tailed blade fore-sight, elevating tangent rear-sight with wing-nut lock, the top of barrel near breech marked 'ACIER FONDU', the breech block stamped 'M. BUHR A LUZERN' in an oval, plain elongated colour-hardened top-tang, plain colour-hardened hump-back lock signed 'M. BURRI A LUZERN', plain figured walnut full-stock with 'roman-nose' comb, heavy iron hooked butt-plate, re-inforced trigger-guard tang, double-set triggers, finger-spur to the trigger-guard bow, iron roll-tipped nose-cap, iron under-barrel ram-rod with captive sliding ball-guides, socket to the right hand side of muzzle and iron sling swivels, TOGETHER WITH its seldom encountered iron, concave triangular cross-section bayonet numbered '26' (missing scabbard)
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