Premier Firearms Auction
May 6, 7, 8 & 9, 2022
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FINE FLINTLOCK RIFLE BY SAMUEL BAUM SR.
41 1/4″ full octagon bbl. signed “SB”.
The flint lock is stamped “Leman Lancaster PA.” There is a brass inlay behind the lock suggesting Baum intentionally used a smaller lock when he made the rifle. The curly maple stock is incise carved front & back of the cheekpiece. The bbl. is held to stock by 4 bbl. wedges. Samuel Baum is known to have signed his bbls. “SB” & is considered to be one of the best gunsmiths to have worked in the Upper Susquehanna School. 4 Piece brass patchbox has 8 piercings.
PROVENANCE: Collection of Dr. John Persing.