Make: Hopkins & Allen
Model: Catalog Number 1922?
Serial Number: NSN
Year of Manufacture: 1920’s
Caliber: .22 Short, Long and Long Rifle
Action Type: Lever Operated Falling Block Single Shot Rifle
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “HOPKINS & ALLEN ARMS CO. NORWICH, CONN. U.S.A.”.
Barrel Length: 22” Octagon Barrel
Sights / Optics: This rifle is mounted with a dovetail front sight that is missing the blade. The rear sight is missing from its dovetail.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The two piece stocks are wood. The forearm has some chips missing near the screw that attaches the forearm to the barrel and also along the top edges on each side of the barrel. The butt stock has been broken and a repair has been attempted. (Please see our photos.) The LOP measures 13 5/8” from the front of the trigger to the rear of the butt stock which is missing its butt plate.. The stocks rate in about Poor overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Refinished
Bore Condition: The bore is rough and the rifling is shallow. There is erosion present. The muzzle crown is largely good, except for a 1/8” spot of rust towards the top right outside edge.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 40% of its metal re-finish. The balance of the finish shows it has been re-blued and polished, perhaps by someone learning the process. The screw heads are distressed but serviceable. The markings are hard to read due to buffing after the refinish. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fair condition.
Mechanics: The action function correctly. We have not fired this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: This rifle could be restored, perhaps by relining the barrel and replacing the sights and butt stock. If this is the type of rifle your family had while you were growing up, that might be an enjoyable and rewarding project.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle is C&R eligible and can be transferred in California.
|Payment and Shipping Instructions:|
UPS Insured shipping will cost $25. To reduce the likelihood of damage during shipping, we may disassemble long guns by removing stocks when it is possible & easy and will not damage the wood or screws. We will also break down takedowns. We have had problems with rough carrier handling breaking the stocks at the wrist, and since we have begun to disassemble, we have not had any breakage. All parts will be individually wrapped. If you would prefer to not have your item disassembled, please let us know as soon as you win the bid. We package all merchandise for shipment on the Monday following the sale.
Your item will be shipped within 1 week of receipt of good funds, usually the next day. You will receive an automatic notification with a tracking number upon shipment, to let you know that we have received funds. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley (M-F, 8-5).
This gun can only be shipped to an FFL or C&R, and it will be shipped from an FFL. It is your responsibility to ensure that the gun is legal to own and receive in your area. Please include a copy of your C&R or your dealer’s license with payment. We will need CFLC numbers for CA FFL’s to ship. We are FFL dealers and comply with all Federal, State and Local laws.
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CA Sales tax applies to CA buyers (7.25%).
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