This is a lightweight J&S Hawken fullstock flintlock dressed in
brass, probably made for the local trade. 7/8th octagon X 42″ Kelley
barrel, 50 caliber with deep & slow 72 ” twist rifling for
hi-velocity patched ball, finished antique brown with elegant antique
rust blue/black flourishes on the tang, DST plate and lock. Elegant late
era Egg flintlock, none with faster lock time. Long bar DST, Long tang,
double wrist bolts, absolutely elegant AAAA maple finished dark western
There are four under-barrel keys. Keys and screws are polished and fire
blued. The DST will fire both set and un-set. Ramrod is brass ended,
tapped for accessories. Sights are classic Hawken iron open rear with
brass based silver front. Signed J & S Hawken St Louis on top
EGG flintlock, sparked only enuff to prove it. Dripps sparks. Brand
new. never fired. Weighs 8 lbs+ where most Hawken mountain rifles weigh
in the 10-12 Lb. range.
Medina brass patch-box with spring catch. All brass furniture including
rare flat to the wrist trigger guard. I don’t know how the patchbox
turned silvery in the photo, must be magic, it really is polished
Best quality everything. Crafted by DOC to his exacting
specifications. This little lady has turned into a beauty. This is a
GRRW Collectors Association gun, # H-24 and is so marked along with
DOC’s GBW cipher.
Tiger striped from toe to muzzle. AAAA grade maple, rare and gorgeous. The Western red tigered stock, polished brass fittings, contrasting browned barrel and deep blue/black accents form an amazing array of beauty. Elegant is the word. Functional, as are all Hawkens. Functional Elegance at its best.
This fine rifle has gone to Track of the Wolf. If you want to buy it, please deal directly with them. Their website is ‘trackofthewolf.com’. Phone is 763-633-2500. Tell them Doc sent you. Goto ‘home’ then click on ‘guns’ then specify what kind, then scroll down the page to find this fine piece. Track’s photos are marvelous, You will get to see some fine stuff, not just this one, but from super high quality crafters from all over the nation. Their reputation for square dealing is immpeccable.