December 4, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Harrisburg, PA, USALive Auction
Lot 98: US Springfield 1840 Percussion Conversion Musket(55 views)
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Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: SERIAL #: None DESIGN: Percussion conversion single shot. 42" round barrel. .69 Caliber. MATERIAL/FINISH COMPOSITION: Metal parts originally finished bright. Full length military straight stock with low comb. FEATURES: Blade front sight. Three barrel bands. Lock plate marked with the Eagle motif in front of the hammer. Marked vertically "SPRING / FIELD / 1841" behind the hammer. Two piece trigger guard. Metal butt plate. Metal ramrod with trumpet shaped tip. Sling swivels. CONDITION: Good. Moderate old embedded pitting across metal surfaces. Metal surfaces are moderately discolored in a light gold fashion. Stock shows numerous scrapes, gouges, and dents. Hairline cracks at the wrist and at the front and rear of the lock plate. INVENTORY NO. / CATEGORY: 4776/ANT ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
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