W.R. Pape Percussion Sporting Rifle .45 Caliber
Guns International #: 100445502 Seller's Inventory #: Tag 7899
Category: Antique Rifles - Percussion - Antiques
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Seller: NW Ponyexpress
Company: Northwest Ponyexpress
Member Since: 8/21/10
Country: United States
Phone: (208) 762-0740
Fax: (208) 762-0749
Number of Active Listings: 0
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Credit Cards plus 3%, Checks, M.O.'s
W.R. Pape Percussion Sporting Rifle .45 Caliber 30" Barrel Weight 5 Lbs. 10 Oz. According to the book "British Gunmakers, Vol. 2", This gun was made in 1859, two years after setting up shop. W.R. Pape was a well known gun manufacturer in Newcastle upon Tyne, from 1857 to his retirement in 1898. Metal sports brown patina, with areas of staining and some pitting. Mechanically sound, with somewhat dark bore. Wood shows plenty of character, with scratches and crazing to finish. A fine example from a famous English maker.