You are bidding on a very rare Quackenbush Bicycle Rifel. The third and last cartridge gun developed by H.M. Quackenbush was the Bicycle Rifle. It was another modication of the Safety Rifle principal. The main difference between this and the previous cartridge guns was a retractable wire stock that was used on the bicycle Rifle. The receiver is a smaller ligther version of the safety rifle receiver. A hole behind the trigger facilitates mounting the shoulder stock assemble. Two smaller holes on the lower edge behind the trigger accomodate the wire stock. The skeleton grip was made from 1/4 inch diameter steel rod. As you can see, this one is in very good condition. RARE? Consider only 4321 icycle rifles sold. They were marketed from 1896 to 1919.
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