SSR15 BEAUTIFUL GERMAN SINGLE SHOT MARTINI SCHUETZEN RIFLE IN 8MM; Marked on top of the barrel in silver inlay is “H. BURGSMULLER IN KREIENSEN”. Very nicely done featuring a 29 inch full octagon barrel with a cleaning rod attachment underneath. Wood is nicely done being both checkered and carved. Features a cheek piece on one side. Wonderful engraving in relief style. There is an oval with an Elizabethan Era hunter featured on each side of the frame. Correct original elaborate front sight and a possible replacement folding tang sight. An interesting sight marked “Allins patent Oct. 26 1862”. A lever on the back moves the aperture, turning it to rotate the eye viewing hole. Very unique with about 20 different settings for raising the altitude on the sight. Gun retains about 97% bright shiny blue. Most case colors are evident on the receiver as well as on the semi-swiss style buttplate. Complete with sling swivels and double set triggers. Beautiful gun in very good condition.
Antique $ 5,775.