AN IMPRESSIVE AMERICAN .48 PERCUSSION BENCH REST RIFLE, CIRCA 1860, no visible serial number,
with very heavy 43in. octagonal barrel having a false muzzle, tunnel fore-sight, and micro adjustable vee rear-sight 29in. from the muzzle, also a micro adjustable peep-sight on the action the barrel is stamped with the barrel makers name 'H. LLOYD RESOR / UNION CITY IND.' to the left of centre flat, back action lock with some foliate decoration, and stamped with the makers name 'WM. GRAIN,' the rifle is fitted with double set triggers, walnut butt with chequered wrist, German silver mounts, including foliate engraved and decorated crescent butt-plate, scroll trigger-guard engraved to match. This is an impressive rifle, but not for the weak, it weighs over 30lb, much original blue to barrel
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