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Model 1816 Starr Flintlock Musket

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Model 1816 Starr Flintlock Musket, c. 1832, walnut stock with a cartouche on the left side, and one on top of the butt near the plate, steel fittings, tail of the lockplate marked MIDDTN/CONN/1832 with a Starr icon, marked on the lockplate with a sunburst and US/N.STARR in front of the hammer, barrel tang dated 1832 and marked US/LS/P, barrel lg. 42, overall lg. 57 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Some dings and nicks in the stock, steel fittings have some 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