PxPixel

Lot 2175: (A) ADAM ANGSTADT ATTRIBUTED FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE.

Lot 2175: (A) ADAM ANGSTADT ATTRIBUTED FLINTLOCK KENTUCKY RIFLE.

Est: $6,500 - $9,500
Sold: $4,000

Morphy Auctions

October 23, 2019 9:00 AM EST
Denver, PA, US

More About This Item


Item Overview

Description: Rifle attributed to Adam Angstadt of Kutztown, Pennsylvania circa 1815. Rifle has octagon smoothbore barrel with rifle sights. Rifle has brass hardware with Angstadt style toeplate and engraved four piece patchbox. Full curly maple stock with back to back "C" scroll incised carving behind and in front of the cheekpiece. Shield pattern incised carving around tang and molding line along forestock. Unmarked commercial flint lock with Angstadt style brass sideplate and controlled by double set triggers. Consignor provides packet comparing this rifle with other signed examples of Adam Angstadt's work. CONDITION: Metal parts have aged patina with some peppery pitting near breech. Brass parts have golden yellow patina. Wood retains what looks to be an old finish with a crack on patchbox side of buttstock that doesn't appear to protrude to the other side. Small hairline crack from trigger guard to entry pipe. Several stress cracks along forestock with large chip missing near nose cap. Lock is a replacement and gun has been reconverted to flint with some wood missing around lock from percussion ignition. DLM2019Barrel Length: 41 - 1/4"Caliber/Bore: .54 smoothbore FFL Status: AntiqueManufacturer: A. Angstadt, AttributedModel: Flintlock Paperwork: Photos, write-up, family treeSerial Number: NSN

Payment & Shipping

Accepted forms of payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Other, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping: PACKING/SHIPPING<br /> • It is the bidder's responsibility to take shipping, handling, and insurance costs into consideration when bidding on items.<br /> • BIDDERS PRESENT AND TAKING ITEMS AFTER AUCTION - Since item liability transfers upon a successful bid, items paid for must be packed, transported and/or removed by the buyer at his/her own risk after the close of the sale. We recommend that you arrange insurance for your items immediately upon becoming the highest bidder. If any employee or agent of MORPHY'S shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk and responsibility and expense of the buyer. MORPHY'S shall not be held liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by the said agent or employee. <br /> • ITEMS NOT PICKED UP THE DAY OF THE SALE - Packaging, shipping, and insurance on all items that MORPHY'S accepts for shipment to locations that can accept shipments will be made available as an added courtesy and at an additional cost. We recommend that you arrange insurance for your items immediately upon becoming the highest bidder. All applicable charges will be applied to the invoice. Shipping will be based on actual costs via FedEx, USPS, or other carriers required based upon the contents of the shipment. Packaging and insurance will vary in cost depending on the items on each invoice. All packages will be shipped with insurance. Standard items packed internally by MORPHY's will ship seven to fourteen (7-14) business days after payment is received. Oversize and breakable items, which MORPHY'S will indicate on the invoice will ship based upon the buyer's arrangement with a 3rd party shipper. MORPHY's cannot combine standard item shipments with oversize and breakable item shipments. If any employee or agent of MORPHY'S shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk and responsibility and expense of the buyer. MORPHY'S shall not be held liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by the said agent or employee. <br /> • SHIPPING TERMS - MORPHY'S will ship items to the buyer at the listed address via FedEx or other carriers, FOB Denver, Pennsylvania or FOB other auction locations. Any risk of loss or damage to the item(s) during transit via FedEx, or any other carrier, in excess of the insurance provided by or purchased from MORPHY'S, is at the risk of the buyer. Any additional insurance coverage should be purchased by the buyer through the carrier. Buyer releases MORPHY's from any and all claims for loss or damage to any item during transit and agrees to pay all costs of defense, including attorney's fees, for any claims brought against MORPHY'S for loss or damage occurring during transit.<br /> • INSURANCE - Shipping insurance is automatically added, which you can decline by contacting us and providing a signed waiver of insurance form. Insurance for all 3rd party shipments must be arranged through that carrier. Insurance provided or purchased through MORPHY's applies only to shipments to the United States and Canada. Buyers must purchase their own insurance for shipments to other countries. <br /> • INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS -MORPHY'S welcomes our international customers. MOPRHY'S can provide upon request a complete process and set of recommended company contacts with whom the Buyer can work to understand the steps, timing, and cost to acquire items at auction. It shall be the potential buyer's sole responsibility to research and satisfy the requirements of any laws and regulations that apply to the import and export of property and for paying all shipping costs, customs and duties on the items. By law, MORPHY'S cannot, and will not, declare lesser values for any international purchases and all shipments will include the invoice with purchase totals including the buyer's premium and shipping cost. <br /> • 3RD PARTY SHIPPING OF OVERSIZE ITEMS -Buyers will need to either pick up the items personally or arrange a 3rd party shipping service for oversize items. As a general guideline, the following will indicate which packages apply, as they are of a certain weight, length, or dimensional size.<br /> o Dimensional size is length (the longest measurement) + (height x 2) + (width x 2). For example a 36" x 36" x 12" package = 36 + (36 x2) + (12 x 2) = 132"<br /> o USA home shipments must be &lt;70 lbs. and &lt;108" length and &lt;165" dimensional size <br /> o USA business shipments must be &lt;150 lbs. and &lt;108" length and &lt;165" dimensional size<br /> o International shipments must be &lt;150 lbs. and &lt;108" length and &lt;130" dimensional size<br /> o There may be certain shipments that meet these requirements that will still require 3rd party shipping, and we will communicate the reason in those cases.<br /> <br /> • 3RD PARTY SHIPPING OF BREAKABLE, DELICATE, FRAGILE ITEMS<br /> MORPHY'S reserves the right to choose items and orders that it will pack, ship, and/or insure directly using our shipping department. Those items that MORPHY'S will not ship will require that the buyer either pick up the items personally or arrange a 3rd party shipping service. Examples of items that may apply after determination by our shipping department include but are not limited to: items with neon of any type (working or non-working), all glass display cases of any size; coin-operated, arcade and vending items with fragile parts and/or glass; signs with parts or protrusions beyond the main body of the sign, oversized vases (guideline - larger than fit in a 20" x 20" x 40" box), high value lamps and glass of all sizes, high value artwork including but not limited to paintings, statuary, sculpture, figurines, dioramas, and other intricate items; and items subject to impact by moisture and known handling issues in the supply chain. Under no circumstances will MORPHY'S be responsible for shipping damage to picture frames of any kind.<br /> • For any buyers who wish to arrange for their own shipping, MORPHY'S must be notified at least seven (7) days prior to arrival of the shipping company name, arrival date and time. Pickup must be scheduled to begin and end within our normal business hours (9am - 4pm weekdays). Buyers must arrange weekend pickups in advance with MORPHY'S staff, and additional charges may be necessary for overtime. All 3rd party shippers must arrive with a copy of the invoice.

Auction Details

Extraordinary Firearms - Day 2

By Morphy Auctions

October 23, 2019, 9:00 AM EST

Denver, PA, US

Terms

Buyer's Premium

26.0%
From:To:Increment:
$0$499$25
$500$999$50
$1,000$1,999$100
$2,000$4,999$250
$5,000$9,999$500
$10,000+$1,000

Payment: PAYMENT, INTEREST and STORAGE FEES<br /> Any invoice totaling more than $100,000 must be paid within three (3) days. All other merchandise must be paid in full within seven (7) days of the date of the invoice. Payments can be made by going to your account online at www.morphyauctions.com, call 877-968-8880 or mail payment to: Dan Morphy Auctions LLC 2000 N Reading Rd, Denver, PA 17517. Interest will be charged on all balances not paid at the rate of 1-1/2% monthly (18% APR) effective 30 days from the invoice date. All goods not retrieved by Buyer within 30 days after the invoice date, shall be subject to a storage fee of $50 per regular sized item per month or $100 per oversized item per month. Buyer authorizes MORPHY's to sell, at their standard commission and consignment contract terms, any goods not retrieved after a 90 day period in any manner deemed appropriate by MORPHY's and the proceeds will be applied to any outstanding balance due from the buyer.<br /> <br /> Absentee bids placed through www.morphyauctions.com and Proxibid.com will be auto charged to the credit card on file within 48 hours after the end of the sale. If you wish to pay by another method please contact us within 48 hours after the sale. <br /> <br /> We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, personal checks, certified checks, wire transfers, money orders, and cash. <br /> • CREDIT CARD -If a credit card is used as any form of total payment, invoice will reflect a 3% surcharge on the entire invoice. This charge is automatically added, but will be discounted if payment is received by cash, check, money order or wire transfer.<br /> • CHECK - There will be a $30.00 service charge for returned checks. Make checks payable to: Dan Morphy Auctions LLC. MORPHY'S reserves the right to hold items paid for by personal or company check until said check clears (14 days). MORPHY'S has the right to hold all checks over $2,000. Customers who have an established successful buying history with MORPHY'S may be exempt from this requirement. We will accept a personal or company check &gt;$2,000 from a first time buyer if you provide a Bank Letter of Credit, available on our website, www.morphyauctions.com.<br /> • WIRE TRANSFERS - There will be a $30 charge added to all wire transfers less than $2,000. Please add this amount to your invoice total before sending a wire transfer.<br /> <br /> In the few situations where a successful bidder does not remit payment when due, MORPHY'S will proceed with the legal steps necessary to protect its interests and will block the bidder from future auction participation.<br />

Shipping: PACKING/SHIPPING<br /> • It is the bidder's responsibility to take shipping, handling, and insurance costs into consideration when bidding on items.<br /> • BIDDERS PRESENT AND TAKING ITEMS AFTER AUCTION - Since item liability transfers upon a successful bid, items paid for must be packed, transported and/or removed by the buyer at his/her own risk after the close of the sale. We recommend that you arrange insurance for your items immediately upon becoming the highest bidder. If any employee or agent of MORPHY'S shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk and responsibility and expense of the buyer. MORPHY'S shall not be held liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by the said agent or employee. <br /> • ITEMS NOT PICKED UP THE DAY OF THE SALE - Packaging, shipping, and insurance on all items that MORPHY'S accepts for shipment to locations that can accept shipments will be made available as an added courtesy and at an additional cost. We recommend that you arrange insurance for your items immediately upon becoming the highest bidder. All applicable charges will be applied to the invoice. Shipping will be based on actual costs via FedEx, USPS, or other carriers required based upon the contents of the shipment. Packaging and insurance will vary in cost depending on the items on each invoice. All packages will be shipped with insurance. Standard items packed internally by MORPHY's will ship seven to fourteen (7-14) business days after payment is received. Oversize and breakable items, which MORPHY'S will indicate on the invoice will ship based upon the buyer's arrangement with a 3rd party shipper. MORPHY's cannot combine standard item shipments with oversize and breakable item shipments. If any employee or agent of MORPHY'S shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk and responsibility and expense of the buyer. MORPHY'S shall not be held liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by the said agent or employee. <br /> • SHIPPING TERMS - MORPHY'S will ship items to the buyer at the listed address via FedEx or other carriers, FOB Denver, Pennsylvania or FOB other auction locations. Any risk of loss or damage to the item(s) during transit via FedEx, or any other carrier, in excess of the insurance provided by or purchased from MORPHY'S, is at the risk of the buyer. Any additional insurance coverage should be purchased by the buyer through the carrier. Buyer releases MORPHY's from any and all claims for loss or damage to any item during transit and agrees to pay all costs of defense, including attorney's fees, for any claims brought against MORPHY'S for loss or damage occurring during transit.<br /> • INSURANCE - Shipping insurance is automatically added, which you can decline by contacting us and providing a signed waiver of insurance form. Insurance for all 3rd party shipments must be arranged through that carrier. Insurance provided or purchased through MORPHY's applies only to shipments to the United States and Canada. Buyers must purchase their own insurance for shipments to other countries. <br /> • INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS -MORPHY'S welcomes our international customers. MOPRHY'S can provide upon request a complete process and set of recommended company contacts with whom the Buyer can work to understand the steps, timing, and cost to acquire items at auction. It shall be the potential buyer's sole responsibility to research and satisfy the requirements of any laws and regulations that apply to the import and export of property and for paying all shipping costs, customs and duties on the items. By law, MORPHY'S cannot, and will not, declare lesser values for any international purchases and all shipments will include the invoice with purchase totals including the buyer's premium and shipping cost. <br /> • 3RD PARTY SHIPPING OF OVERSIZE ITEMS -Buyers will need to either pick up the items personally or arrange a 3rd party shipping service for oversize items. As a general guideline, the following will indicate which packages apply, as they are of a certain weight, length, or dimensional size.<br /> o Dimensional size is length (the longest measurement) + (height x 2) + (width x 2). For example a 36" x 36" x 12" package = 36 + (36 x2) + (12 x 2) = 132"<br /> o USA home shipments must be &lt;70 lbs. and &lt;108" length and &lt;165" dimensional size <br /> o USA business shipments must be &lt;150 lbs. and &lt;108" length and &lt;165" dimensional size<br /> o International shipments must be &lt;150 lbs. and &lt;108" length and &lt;130" dimensional size<br /> o There may be certain shipments that meet these requirements that will still require 3rd party shipping, and we will communicate the reason in those cases.<br /> <br /> • 3RD PARTY SHIPPING OF BREAKABLE, DELICATE, FRAGILE ITEMS<br /> MORPHY'S reserves the right to choose items and orders that it will pack, ship, and/or insure directly using our shipping department. Those items that MORPHY'S will not ship will require that the buyer either pick up the items personally or arrange a 3rd party shipping service. Examples of items that may apply after determination by our shipping department include but are not limited to: items with neon of any type (working or non-working), all glass display cases of any size; coin-operated, arcade and vending items with fragile parts and/or glass; signs with parts or protrusions beyond the main body of the sign, oversized vases (guideline - larger than fit in a 20" x 20" x 40" box), high value lamps and glass of all sizes, high value artwork including but not limited to paintings, statuary, sculpture, figurines, dioramas, and other intricate items; and items subject to impact by moisture and known handling issues in the supply chain. Under no circumstances will MORPHY'S be responsible for shipping damage to picture frames of any kind.<br /> • For any buyers who wish to arrange for their own shipping, MORPHY'S must be notified at least seven (7) days prior to arrival of the shipping company name, arrival date and time. Pickup must be scheduled to begin and end within our normal business hours (9am - 4pm weekdays). Buyers must arrange weekend pickups in advance with MORPHY'S staff, and additional charges may be necessary for overtime. All 3rd party shippers must arrive with a copy of the invoice.

Buyers Premium: BUYER'S PREMIUM<br /> A 26% buyer's premium will be added to all successful bids and is payable by the buyer as part of the total purchase cost. A 3% merchant fee is also automatically applied to all invoices but can be discounted upon payment by cash, check, money order or wire transfer that is received within 7 days from the receipt of the invoice. If the type of payment is split, invoice will reflect the 3% charge for merchant fees on the entire invoice. In addition, a surcharge will be added for certain third party online bidding platforms the bidder utilizes. Refer to your bidding platform of choice for the final buyer's premium.

Sales tax: SALES TAX<br /> Lots delivered to you, or your representative are subject to all applicable state and local taxes, unless appropriate permits are on file with MORPHY'S. Bidder agrees to pay MORPHY'S the actual amount of tax due in the event that sales tax is not properly collected due to: 1) an expired, inaccurate, or inappropriate tax certificate or declaration, 2) an incorrect interpretation of the applicable statute, 3) or any other reason. The appropriate form or certificate must be on file at and verified by MORPHY'S five days prior to Auction, or tax must be paid; only if such form or certificate is received by MORPHY'S within 4 days after the Auction can a refund of tax paid be made. Lots from different auctions may not be aggregated for sales tax purposes.<br />

Grading Scale: Grading Scale (where applicable)<br /> <br /> Grading Scale:<br /> Near Mint Plus... 97% - 100%<br /> Near Mint........ 90% - 96%<br /> Excellent........ 80% - 89%<br /> Very Good........ 70% - 79%<br /> Good ............ Below 70%<br />