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Pedersoli .50 Swivel Rifle

Discussion in 'Blackpowder' started by arcticap, Jul 28, 2009.

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  1. arcticap

    arcticap Member

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    There was a recent Gunbroker auction for a Pedersoli .50 Swivel Rifle, a model that I hadn't seen before. It had a well worn stock and IIRC it sold for a little over $500. The description stated that it has 23 inch barrels and was a discontinued model.
    Someone said that they have a lightly used one in .54 caliber. I thought that it might be worth as much as $575 - $650 in a Gunbroker auction.
    Could it really be worth that much in almost new condition?
    Does anyone have any other information about them?
    How well do they shoot?

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  2. BHP FAN

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    I used to have Leonard Day in .45.
     
  3. NobleSniper

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    Nice looking rifle ;)
     
  4. Voodoochile

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    Too bad in my state I couldn't legally hunt with it.. :(

    I'd definitly want one in a heart beat if I could.
     
  5. Squinter

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    Davide Pedersoli Swivel Rifle .50 Caliber

    I have one that is in as good or better condition as the one you pictured. Yes, I would be willing to part with it. I never hunted with it. It was a gift. They were available through Cabelas at one time but are no longer being produced. It is a "collectors item" already. If interested, cnhudson@charter.net
     
  6. Nicodemus38

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    back in 1991-1993 gander mountain or cabelas was selling these, but i could have sworn they were a 45 cal.

    if i recall brand new the price back then was under 500.
     
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    I bought one in .50 cal at Cabelas years ago and loved it except very heavy for spot and stalk. If I hunted from a blind or stand I'd still have it.
     
  9. D. Buck Stopshere

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    I have a Leonard Day flintlock swivel barrel that I need to put it on Gunbroker.

    It was ordered in a flint Hawken design. I don't think the customer who ordered it, figured it would weigh 13 lbs, being it is .50 caliber over 16 gauge shotgun.

    Beautiful curly maple stock though. A similar one sold by Track of The Wolf a few months ago brough $2,950.00. I figured on asking $2K for it.
     
  10. Loyalist Dave

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    You couldn't simply load one barrel?

    You can't use a double barreled shotgun in VA? I'd think it was regulated as similar to one of those?

    LD
     
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