HARTER'S PATENT SHOTGUN RIFLE COMBINATION
Item ID #1664
Jacob Harder Patent combination shotgun (16ga) rifle (38). Patent date of June 9, 1885. Made in Lock Haven, Pa. Both bores are in nice condition. Rifle barrel has good strong lands and grooves. Shotgun barrel is mostly smooth. No issues with either. They will rate a six on a one to ten scale. Wood to metal fit is excellent. Wood is also excellent. No cracks, chips, or damage. Patent information is clear and easy to see on the barrel. Everything works perfectly except, full cock on the right hammer will not hold. The left hammer works perfectly. Main spring is very strong. This is a very interesting combination rifle and shotgun. Chances are you have never seen one. It will make a nice addition to your collection.
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