Serial Number: 464924
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
Caliber: .54 Caliber
Action Type: Single Shot Percussion Rifle
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked with “the warning’, and “MADE IN ITALY / BLACK POWDER ONLY / 464924”. The top of the barrel is marked “LYMAN MIDDLEFIELD CT USA”. The right side of the barrel is marked “DEERSTALKER .54 CAL.”.
Barrel Length: Approximately 24”
Sights / Optics: This rifle is mounted with a front blade sight and an adjustable rear folding notch sight, both set in dovetail slots. This rifle is also equipped with a “Lyman 57 SML” peep sight that is fully adjustable.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is beautifully figured walnut, with a slightly raised cheek rest that fits the contours of the stock nicely. There are a few light handling marks and a few “rubbing” marks on the buttstock. These marks could possibly be polished out, and do not appear to be through the finish. The LOP measures 14 ¼” from the trigger to the rubber recoil pad. The recoil pad is soft and pliable. The stock rates in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is mostly bright and the rifling is sharp. There is very mild surface erosion in the barrel, but there doesn’t appear to be any pitting.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 90% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light thinning and frosting on the top of the barrel by the forend. The frosting on the barrel is very light. This rifle was likely stored on a mantle or in an area that had some humidity, yet not enough to degrade the rifle. The Screw heads are sharp. The markings are Clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: Lyman's Deerstalker Rifle has quickly earned a reputation as one of America's most reliable, accurate and affordable hunting muzzleloaders. Some of the excellent performance features are: quiet single trigger, reliable coil mainspring, and high quality Lyman hunting sights. Parts are blackened to avoid glare and a black rubber recoil pad makes it comfortable to shoot the large .54 caliber. Either put this on the wall or put it on a sling and take it hunting.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle is classified as an antique and can be sold to anyone 18 years of age with valid ID.
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