Lot 293: Early 1861 Three Banded Civil War Musket
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Very unusual import in excellent condition. No markings or date on the lock. No stampings on the barrel. No inspector's marks. Brass trigger guard & butt plate. Iron rings with sling swivels. Walnut stock in good toexcellent condition. Screws & brass washers identical to Confederate Cook & Brother rifles. This rifle does not have similarities to a Tower or an Enfield, therefore it is believed to be an English import to theConfederacy at the beginning of the War.