Rare and Fine E.W. Cook Rotating breech Rifle/Shogtgun, Engraved, Silver Patchbox
Guns International #: 100502075 Seller's Inventory #: DM779
Category: Antique Rifles - 1500-1850 - Antique Rifles - Percussion
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Company: Denny's Arizona Gun Collection
Member Since: 11/19/08
First Name: Dennis
Last Name: Mulvey
Country: United States
Phone: (936) 499-4612
Number of Active Listings: 63
Seller: Private Seller
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
forever, literally even if a year or more.
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A fine and very rare E.W. Cook Rotating breech over/under shotgun/rifle. E.W. Cook was a small gunmaker from Lockport, NY who organized a battalion from western NY during the Civil War. This is one of two known Cook longarms known to exist!! It rotates at he breech and the frame is engraved and is quite lovely. The patchbox is German silver and has the name C.J. Williams engraved on it. The rifle is about .44 caliber and the shotgun about 16 guage. Two ramrods present but are probably not original. The bore is excellent and the mechanics are tight. Both nipples are a bit flattened and could be replaced. Estimated date of manufacture is 1845-1850. REDUCED!!