This J Stevens 44 Ideal rifle is in good, used condition.
This is a rolling block style rifle.
The wood stock is in good shape, with handling marks, and maintains its original integrity. It features a modified crescent buttplate.
The wood forend is also in good shape, with handling marks. It too maintains its original integrity with no splits or cracks.
Bluing shows a patina finish with handling marks.
Heavy octagonal barrel measures 26" in length and features the original sights.
The bore is worn and needs to be relined.
There was a dovetail cut and plugged in the barrel, forward of the rear sight (perhaps for a target block?).
Mechanically, the gun is in excellent functioning condition and shoots great.
Does not come with the original box or paperwork.
Determined at checkout.