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Offline cable

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ferguson rifle
« on: May 16, 2022, 08:43:00 PM »
someone, or more than one, was looking for one.   just noticed one coming up at an auction.  it is a narragansett [ i have one ]  and these are not a perfect item, they are hard to find.

here is the link:

https://auctions.thegunrunner.com/lots/view/1-5W7FUQ/british-tower-ferguson-rifle-72-cal-flintlock-musket-32-barrel-bayo-stand

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Re: ferguson rifle
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2022, 10:57:05 PM »
Hi,
I doubt it is 72 caliber.  Did Narragansett try and peddle something like that?

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Re: ferguson rifle
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2022, 11:57:00 PM »
That's a lot better than the one RIACO sold in the past year. The stock  was probably 40% Accra glass. Narragansett quality was never at the top.
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Re: ferguson rifle
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2022, 12:30:56 AM »
Hi,
I doubt it is 72 caliber.  Did Narragansett try and peddle something like that?

dave

it is likely .62 or .65, probably a typo or maybe the auction house doesnt have a clue. 

yes, the quality is not great.  right now Bill Paton has mine and is comparing it to others which  he has access to.