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Continental Dog-lock Musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
162
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Continental Dog-lock Musket, c. 18th century, walnut stock with brass faceted ramrod pipes, nose cap, triggerguard, sideplate, and buttplate, steel dog-lock, octagonal to round barrel with proofmarks at breech, bayonet lock ring near the muzzle, barrel lg. 37 1/4, overall lg. 52 1/4 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Gerald Stowe, former curator of arms and armor at the West Point Museum.
Estimate $2,000-2,200

Overall in good condition, light patina on brass and steel parts, replaced frizzen screw, some dings and nicks in stock.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

steel dog-lock, curator, West Point Museum, Gerald Stowe, steel parts