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Lot 456: English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket

The Winter Auction

by Leland Little Auctions

December 2, 2016

Hillsborough, NC, USA

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  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
  • English Commercial Military-Style Flintlock Musket
   
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Description: circa 1760s, approximately .71 caliber, 41.5 in. barrel stamped with gunmaker's proof and view marks, walnut stock, brass furniture, inlaid brass escutcheon behind hammer engraved HDR / 1777 (likely later), the top of the buttplate incised with the initials "GK" having a period appearance.
Similar to the Committee of Safety muskets issued during the American Revolution.

Condition Report: Possibly cut down; action not working; replacement screws on the hammer, flash pan, spring, and side plate; the ramrod is stuck in place; smooth, deep patina to the barrel; toned brass elements.

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