This is a Lyman percussion cap .50 caliber black powder trade rifle. The rifle is a modern production manufactured in Italy. The rifle displays a wonderful octagonal 29" long barrel, polished walnut stock, brass accents and trigger guard, blue'd finish, and case hardened lock plate. The barrel is marked across the back, reading "Trade Rifle .50 - Lyman-Middletown, CT USA - CAL .50 I --Made In Italy-- Black Powder Only A580432", with a warning "Before Using Gun Read Warning In Instruction Manual Available From Investarm SPA 25050 Marcheno Italy". The rifle displays wonderful finish and condition with tight action and good mechanics. The rifle comes with its original kit box. Serial Number: A580432. This firearm qualifies as an Antique and does not require FFL Transfer or NICS Background Check.