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Model 1816 Flintlock Musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
173
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Model 1816 Flintlock Musket, c. 1839, walnut stock with light JM cartouche, steel fittings, lockplate dated on the tail 1839, and marked US/D. NIPPES/PHILA in front of the hammer, barrel marked at the breech US/JM/P, barrel lg. 42, overall lg. 57 5/8 in.
Estimate $400-600

Stock has some dings and nicks and a piece behind the cock that looks to have been glued back in place, steel parts have a light patina appropriate to its age.


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 fittings, United States, steel parts